Senior Living

Seniors make up the fastest growing segment of our population, yet designers often fail to recognize that the needs of the aged are not reducible to a limited set of issues. We are committed to the design of innovative environments for seniors that respond to their specific needs in a non-institutional setting.

  • Senior Living Portfolio

    Download Lizard Rock Designs’ Senior Living Portfolio (PDF). Lizard Rock Designs has completed projects that range in size from 10 person cluste...

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  • Cascades of Tucson Expansion and Reinvention

    Cascades of Tucson is an existing privately owned senior community in a six story building originally constructed as low cost senior housing. The clie...

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  • Country Club of La Cholla

    LRD is collaborating with the owners of Country Club of La Cholla, an independent senior living residence, to design renovations to the dining rooms w...

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  • Tohono O’odham Elder Homes

    This senior housing adapts the small home model to fit the culture and way of life of the Tohono O’odham people. A 12 unit studio style Elder Home ...

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  • Casitas on East Broadway

    Casitas on East Broadway is the first HUD 202 Senior Housing project in Arizona to achieve LEED Gold certification. Because of tight budget constrain...

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  • Sentinel Plaza

    Sentinel Plaza is an independent senior housing development in an urban location served by a new light rail streetcar line. This senior living projec...

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  • Handmaker

    The architecture team designed this project for easy conversion between independent senior apartments, assisted living and nursing.  This will allow...

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  • Tohono O’odham Skilled Nursing Facility Renovation

    Strategic renovations opens up an inward focused, hospital-like senior nursing facility to provide views and access to the desert landscape. This pro...

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  • Kivel Memory Care

    Kivel’s new Memory Care Facility is the first of its kind in a HUD 202 senior living apartment building. A new one story addition includes a dining...

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  • La Posada Assisted Living

    The public spaces of this assisted living project are intended to reflect the traditional architecture of southern Arizona, with deep set windows, ro...

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  • La Posada Health Center

    The goal of this project was to make the health center environment indistinguishable from other buildings on the continuing care campus, and remove t...

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  • La Posada at Park Centre Garden Homes

    These homes are intended to be the most sustainably designed senior housing on La Posada’s campus, utilizing advances in eco-friendly materials, e...

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  • Kivel Assisted Living Phase I

    This senior living renovation includes ergonomic design of interior spaces to accommodate the elderly, sensitivity to acoustics and lighting consider...

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  • Glencroft Assisted Living Renovation

    This conversion of 24 senior apartments to assisted living will allow residents to age in place in an existing HUD 202 senior living building. Glencr...

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  • Hospice of the Valley – Sherman Home Expansion

    This project expands an existing 12 bed hospice, using sustainable design and green materials. Hospice of the Valley (HOV), one of the nation’s larg...

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