Portfolio Category: Health

Therapeutic Pool at Rockland ARC

Rockland ARC has a long history of providing programs for people with Developmental Disabilities.  When they needed a therapeutic pool to add to their very successful Prime Time for Kids program the contacted Michael Shilale Architects, LLP.  MSA has distinguished itself as the premier firm in the region designing environments for individuals with disabilities.  Several design awards and a committed fresh approach was the right mix for Rockland ARC.
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Teaching Family Model Residence

On a sloping site with spectacular views on the edge of the Village of Liberty lies the Teaching Family Model Residence. Three thousand square feet of living space is provided with almost as much storage and garage space on a lower level.
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Hospice Residence

We believe this residence will serve as a model for Hospice Care throughout the agency and the region to educate, illuminate and inspire the community on Hospice. We hope to create a wonderful place for staff to work and recharge and where Hospice patients and their families can contemplate their spirituality, reconnect with loved ones,…
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Alzheimer’s Wing at Venture Inn

Designed to meet the specific needs of residents with Alzheimer’s, this project’s goals were to assure safety and security for residents, support functional abilities, assist in wayfinding, prompt memory, support independence and facilitate social interactions while maintaining privacy. Michael Shilale created a building that features eight single bedrooms each with two windows, four bathrooms, and large window filled common spaces including two lounges, a dining room and recreational day room.
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Venture Therapeutic Pool

The design creates a building that not only functions well, but also imbues in the architecture a sense of the significance of what happens here. The buoyancy of water gives mobility to those individuals bound to their wheel chairs, too weak to move limbs, experiencing a freedom many of us take for grante
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