Jane Rohde, principal and founder of JSR Associates Inc., an architecture and interior design firm specializing in senior living and healthcare spaces, leads a discussion among designers and flooring installers on how to collaborate and communicate more effectively for successful flooring projects in senior living and healthcare spaces.
· Identify, develop, and address flooring goals, needs, and expectations that transform space and communities into healthy, healing environments.
· Discuss the finishing characteristics of flooring surfaces that allow for someone to be more independent.
· Explore being intentional in how we design to include guidance for flooring aesthetics, materials types, acoustic needs, contrast values, and light reflectance values.
· Identify communication strategies to improve the success of flooring specifications and installations.