Laurie Butler

Laurie Butler

A Principal at Perkins Eastman and a senior interior designer, Laurie has more than 30 years’ experience with a variety of project types including senior housing and education environments. The scope of her work ranges from new construction to renovation, including space programming, finish selection, interior architecture, and furniture selection and specification, as well as coordination of various types of equipment.

Trends in Senior Living

April 4, 2013

Gone are the retirement communities of old. Nowadays senior living spaces are more urban, service driven, often affiliated with nearby universities, and community-based with enhanced amenities. Today’s consumer is sophisticated, environmentally conscious, culturally aware, and interested in maintaining an active lifestyle while living in a senior living or intergenerational community. The living room spaces set…