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EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

MorningStar at Ridgegate LONE TREE, COLO.
Submitted by: Lantz-Boggio Architects DENVER

DAVID PATTERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

DAVID PATTERSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Project category: New construction
Chief administrator: Ronda Lunnon, executive director
Firm: Lantz-Boggio Architects, www.lantz-boggio.com
Design team: MorningStar Senior Living (owner); Lantz-Boggio Architects
(architect); Thoma-Holec Design (interior designer); Jirsa Hedrick &
Associates (structural engineer); Given & Associates (mechanical and
plumbing engineer); MEP Engineering (electrical engineer); J3 Engineering (civil engineer)
Photography: David Patterson Photography; Lantz-Boggio Architects
Number/type of housing units: 124 independent living, 71 assisted
living, 29 memory care
Total building area (sq. ft.): 178,643
Construction cost/sq. ft.: $189
Total construction cost (excluding land): $55.9 million
Completed: January 2017

The MorningStar at RidgeGate
project is a thriving continuing care
senior living campus in the Mixed
Commercial/Mixed Use Planning Area as part of the RidgeGate
Planned Development District,
located in Lone Tree, Colorado. The
community includes 124 independent living, 71 assisted living, and
29 memory care resident units for
a total of 224 total units comprising
approximately 265,000 square feet
of enclosed space.
Situated on 4.8 acres, the varying
height structure has been designed

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to place the tallest and highest
density portion of the building
toward the northern side of the
site, thereby, minimizing the most
immediate massing impact to the
existing townhouses and other
residences to the south of RidgeGate
Parkway. Additionally, the design
takes advantage of the natural
topography of the site that slopes
downward from the south to the
north. This slope allows the first
floor of the building to be approximately 13-feet lower than the floor
level of the existing townhouses;
thereby, lowering the roofline of the
building by a story when viewed by
the neighbors to the south.
From the outset, the mission was
to provide for walkability, connectivity, and maintaining community
membership. The location for this
project was strategically selected for
its prominence in the burgeoning
RidgeGate Town Center, as well as
its proximity to the surrounding
residential neighborhoods. This
immediacy responds to today's
desires and expectations by allowing residents to live in a residential
setting and, quite often, close to
their families, while also connecting
to the vibrancy of adjacent urban
amenities.

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Photo Tour
Community
Higher calling
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2018 jury/award winners and finalists
Style and substance
Life well lived
Leading the way
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Project directory
EFA Design Showcase
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