John Portman & Associates Designs Shanghai Senior Project

The luxury senior living community developed by Taikang Life Insurance Co. will feature housing and healthcare facilities for as many as 2,200 residents, as well as commercial, educational and recreational amenities.

Shanghai—John Portman & Associates has designed a new high-end retirement community in Shanghai for Taikang Life Insurance Co. Once completed, the property will house up to 2,200 residents.

Taikang Community Shen Garden

Taikang Community Shen Garden

Located in the Songjiang neighborhood, Taikang Community Shen Garden will combine retirement living and health care facilities with commercial, educational and recreational amenities to create an active environment that encourages an engaged lifestyle of vitality.

Phase I of Taikang Community Shen Garden consists of seven high-rise towers and a Community Public Service Facility with several low-rise buildings. The high-rise towers include a hospital and medical care building, as well as six independent living towers.

The towers have a total of 1,050 units, including 200 wards, 86 professional care units, 42 memory disorder units, 120 assisted care units and 802 independent living units. Phase I of the project is open, while the hospital is scheduled to open later this year.

Rendering courtesy of John Portman & Associates