Aksarben Senior Living

When Hospitality Impacts Health

The Aksarben Senior Living Center was designed to meet the needs of a variety of residents, from those with mobility concerns to those with cognitive impairment. The design includes settings that encourage exploration, movement and social interaction, all vital to maintaining good health and quality of life. The team combined features of a modern home with the necessary elements of an assisted care facility to create an aesthetically appealing, supportive environment that was as comfortable for visitors as it is for the residents. High contrast colors and textures including cool white walls paired with warm wood ceilings create visual interest while helping visually impaired residents.

Project

Location
Omaha, NE

Size
200,000 SF

Scope of Work
New Construction

Date of Completion
2016

Honors + Awards
2016 IIDA Great Plains IDEA Award, Honor, Elevating Senior Living

Project Contact
Eric Westman

A variety of gathering spaces meet the diverse interests of residents and their visitors, including a family room, living room, dining room, kitchen, café, exercise room, theater, salon, chapel and outdoor courtyard.

Handrails, periodic touch-down spaces, and efforts to minimize distance between rooms, ensure residents with mobility concerns can move around with relative ease and independence.

Photography by Dan Schwalm Photography, Dana Damewood Photography

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Office

Omaha
1516 Cuming Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68102
p 402.341.1544
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General Inquiries

info@alleypoyner.com

Careers Inquiries + Co-Lab

Seraphim Mullins
smullins@alleypoyner.com

Request for Proposal

Anne Hillen
ahillen@alleypoyner.com

Press + Advertising

Mimi True
mtrue@alleypoyner.com

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