Harmonizing New and Old in Infill
"Senior housing looks out on a preschool play yard. Palm trees rise from bulbed planters 6 feet tall. Walkways link a gymnasium to a stylish auditorium, with classrooms along the way and glass bridges above, including one that offers a view of health buffs doing stretches.
The weave of functions and lives continues - until you leave the grounds. Then the 8.5-acre campus becomes daunting and monolithic, as well as the latest local example of how when swaths of a city are rebuilt, the outer edge is the toughest part of the job."