Benedictine Living Center of Garrison, ND
Nor-Son Role: Design/Build
Architect: Nor-Son, Inc.
Services Provided: Consulting, Pre-Construction, Design, Construction
Breaking down the institutional barrier. Like most nursing homes built over 40 years ago, the Benedictine Living Center consisted of long hallways and travel distances with poor natural light. Nor-Son designed two distinct households of 14-15 residents, each with its own kitchen, dining room and living room.
Empowering lifestyle for residents and staff. The design team thought deeply about the different degrees of privacy for residents to promote a sense of family, belonging and purpose in the environment. By reshaping the physical space and operational patterns, care givers have easy access to the supplies needed to care for the residents. Appropriate phasing through construction and disruption control plans kept residents safe and comfortable throughout the renovation.