Housing for the Elderly

Rick Meghiddo, Ruth Meghiddo, Meghiddo Architects, www.architectureawareness.com , www.rick-RE.com , www.naturaltowergarden.com , senior housing, Jaffa, Israel, Long Beach,

We were commissioned by Israel’s Ministry of Housing to design 115 affordable housing units for seniors along one of Jaffa’s main arteries.

  • Alternative meeting places
  • Lobbies in every floor
  • A barrier-free building
  • Central solar water heating
  • Natural light and cross ventilation throughout
  • Interior built-in planting in all floors

 In 2000 the American Institute of Architects selected it as one of the best projects built by AIA members overseas.