Consulting fgor Architecture & Planning

recent projects

conversion
Design Studies
  • site planning and schematic design studies for 160 unit senior living complex
  • developed sketches for options to convert an out-of-date 60–bed nursing home to Assisted Living
  • studied potential occupancy options for conversion of an existing shell office building to a nursing home
  • sketch layouts to show conversion of an Independent Living floor to a secure memory care unit.
  • prepared study documents to assist Owner with sale of single family home.
project cost
Project Cost Analysis
independent evaluation for Owner to identify causes and responsibility for significant cost overruns on a major nursing home renovation and addition project.
sketch
Peer Review
  • reviewed drawings for proposed nursing home changes required for Owner to achieve compliance with Life Safety Code requirements; prepared suggestions for revisions to correct deficiencies in drawings.
  • reviewed plans and specifications for Owner’s agent to determine adequacy and clarity of documents for both construction and operation upon completion
change orders
Owner’s representative
assisted Owner with closeout of an independent living project, oversaw commissioning to address numerous start-up deficiencies; worked with Owner and contractor to resolve cost issues upon completion.
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Miscellaneous Consultation
  • assistance to out-of-state architect to meet Massachusetts regulatory requirements for major nursing home project
  • preparation of documents for interior changes for previous client
  • design recommendations for resident’s modifications to existing independent living cottage
  • design recommendations for independent living unit redesign to suit potential purchaser’s needs