Work

Civic, Residential

Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life

Palo Alto, California

The Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life is an urban intergenerational, mixed-use campus for the local and regional Jewish community where individuals and families can live, learn, play, and connect. The facility is anchored by the Moldaw Family Residences by The Jewish Home—a modern continuing care retirement community—and the world-class Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (JCC). Through its diverse programmatic mix, this new campus invites the broader community to participate in extensive educational, social, wellness, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The campus is designed as a pedestrian-friendly “village” with multiple outdoor communal rooms and meandering, asymmetric “walk streets” that offer opportunities for senior residents to engage with individuals of all ages as they participate in activities and organizations within the campus. Adopting a residential rather than institutional model, the complex is designed as a group of eight buildings linked by transparent bridges distributing the many social gathering and programmatic spaces through the senior community.

Client/Owner
Regis Homes of Northern California
Size
8.5 Acres
435,000 SF
159 units
Program
Auditorium, Condominiums, Cultural arts facility, Early child education, Fitness center with group exercise studios, Offices, Restaurant, Indoor pool with water park features, and Early childhood education center
Services
Awards
2013 Best of 50+ Housing, Silver Achievement Award for Best 50+CCRC Community
2012 Grand Award, ALFA Senior Living by Design
2011 AIA Design for Aging Review, Merit Award
2010 U.S. Green Building Council, LEED® Silver
2010 Best of Awards for Northern California, Award of Merit for Multi-Family/Hospitality
2010 Builder's Choice Awards, Infill/Mixed-Use Community
2010 AIA East Bay, Exceptional Residential Bay Area Regional Design Awards
2009 Structures Awards, Mixed-Use Project of the Year
2009 Structures Awards, Redevelopment/Reuse Project of the Year