This project entailed programming and final design for a 19,750sf adult community center serving 5,301 elders. It is in a residential neighborhood, adjacent to a park and playing fields.
The two-story structure is scaled to blend with the fabric of the neighborhood. The building includes a 3,800sf multipurpose room with a stage, a reception lobby and cafe, a lounge library, two arts and crafts rooms, a classroom/meeting room, a games room, a card/conference room, a complete fitness facility, a computer lab, counseling rooms, administration offices, a commercial kitchen and ample storage.
Outdoor options include a patio garden, covered porches, a second level porch and walking trails in the adjacent park.
The building received LEED™ Silver Certification through the use of geothermal water source heat pumps, geothermal bleed water irrigation, rain garden as well as other sustainable building strategies.