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Buildings and Beyond – Steven Winter Associates, Inc.

Incorporating Home and Community in Senior Housing with Valerie Mutterperl

May 04, 2021

What role do designers, providers, and policymakers play in making senior living communities more vibrant and supportive for older adult residents? How do these spaces enhance the experience of those living, working, and visiting the residence?
In this month’s episode we chat with Valerie Mutterperl about her experience in senior living design, and the importance of community within senior living. With a growing aging population, and more families seeking senior housing solutions, these conversations are more important than ever.

Episode Guest: Valerie Mutterperl, AIA, LEED AP

Valerie is an Associate Principal with more than twenty years of experience in senior living and other large-scale projects. Since joining Perkins Eastman, Valerie has been involved in a variety of projects across the spectrum of senior living design, including affordable housing, skilled care, and assisted and independent living, either as stand-alone projects or as part of a life plan community. Drawing on her experience with multifaceted and complex projects, Valerie is able to create  positive design outcomes for clients that meet the highest standards.
Episode Information & Resources

* Perkins Eastman Senior Living Research Podcast
* Perkins Eastman Insights (filter by ‘Senior Living’)
* Perkins Eastman White Papers (filter by ‘Senior Living’)
* The 3 Most Important Design and Construction Considerations  for Senior Living Facilities – SWA blog

Upcoming Events and Conferences
BuildingEnergy Boston
Online, May 5-7
The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference is an event designed by and for practitioners in the fields of high-performance building and design, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. This year’s virtual format will feature a variety of education sessions and opportunities to earn CEUs. Click here to learn more or to register.
Dylan Martello, Nicole Ceci, Lois Arena, and Lauren Hildebrand from SWA will all be presenting at this year’s virtual conference! Click here to see their session details and schedule.

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