THE COTTAGES, Phase 2

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
 
Project Size and Construction Cost
21,900 GSF and $8,485,000
 
General Description

This project is a continuation of the VA's cottage master plan.  Phase 2 consists of two cottages (10,000 square feet each) with shared support space. Cottages include 10 resident suites and one guest room, a living room, a dining room, kitchen, laundry and other support areas. The existing community building includes social, recreation, and exercise spaces as well as administrative and clinical areas.
 
Features

  • Home environments for skilled nursing care
  • Campus green and gardens
  • Historical architecture to conform to the VA’s 1930s buildings
  • Sustainable design to meet USGBC Silver Level
  • Sherlock, Smith & Adams provided AE services, landscape architecture, interior design, programming and equipment planning
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