Arbor Terrace Assisted Living - Knight Wall Systems

Case Studies

Arbor Terrace Assisted Living

Fulton, MD

  • Architect: BCT Design Group
  • General Contractor: Forrester Construction
  • Installer: CHU Contracting
  • Panels: HardiePlank horizontal lap siding, Nichia fiber cement wall panels, stone veneer and metal paneling

Arbor Terrace is a LEED-certified, hospitality-driven Assisted Living community with a Memory-Care component. The design objective of this project was focused on quality of life and wellness rather than the sometimes dry, clinical nature of traditional healthcare. Arbor Terrace incorporates contemporary design details, natural materials, and clean finishes to deliver the welcoming experience of a boutique hotel.

Intentionally designed to help combat the loneliness and isolation seniors often feel, we created walkable connections to the adjacent Maple Lawn Town Center, another BCT project, containing restaurants, retail, and an anchor grocer. Oversized windows, a modern porte-cochere, and arcades also bring the outdoors directly to residents.

The structural system, selected for economical and efficient construction, consists of load bearing walls that support a Hambro floor system. The building exterior is comprised of HardiePlank horizontal lap siding, Nichia fiber cement wall panels, stone veneer and metal paneling, large insulated windows and corner details featuring curtain wall accent features. A vegetated system combined with a white TPO Membrane creates a reliable, long term and sustainable roofing system.

A custom Knight HCI® System PanelRail rainscreen attachment system was designed and fabricated for this project, which features a variety of cladding, including HardiePlank horizontal lap siding, Nichia fiber cement wall panels, stone veneer and metal paneling.