Living

November 25, 2019

Summit Vista Reaches New Heights in Senior Living

Set amidst Salt Lake City’s breathtaking mountain views, Utah’s first Life Plan Community, Summit Vista, is designed to look unlike any other retirement facility. Having grown up in his family’s assisted living business, Mark Erickson, CEO and executive director of Summit Vista, says, “We know how to operationally run things, but I didn’t want this…

June 10, 2015

Flourishing Biophilic Urban Housing

According to the UN by 2050 nearly 70% of the world’s population will be living in urban areas, there will be more cities and more mega-cities. As our contact with rural landscapes decreases our alienation from greenery and living elements will increase unless we green the urban environment and the spaces in which we live.…

April 4, 2013

Trends in Senior Living

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…