Arch 1 - San Diego
a.m. Rodriguez Associates, inc.
The construction managers impressed us with their knowledge of the building codes, the safety measures employed, and their concern for the environment.
— Sister Mary Alexander Klawinski
Felician Sisters of North America
Contract Amount: $5.6m
Size: 74,000 s.f.
Type: Substantial Renovation
This uniquely-designed independent living facility for seniors features 68 dwelling units. Built partially into the hillside to work with the natural slope of the site, recessing the structure included significant earth moving and other site work. Construction of the wood and metal framed builidng placed an emphasis on energy efficiency. Extensive use of high-efficiency HVAC equipment, water source heat pumps, thermal envelope sealing, and air-to-air heat exchangers provide a “greener” building while still retaining a homey, country feel. Amenities include community rooms, an exercise room, a library, and a hair salon.