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Encinitas, CA

Project Size / Type
77,500SF Senior Living Facility


DPR Construction
General Contractor


McParlane & Associates
Mechanical Contractor

Seacrest Village - The Katzin Residence, The Goldberg Residence Court and Ottenstein Vitality Center

Project Overview

Michael Wall Engineering provided full-service electrical engineering for two projects consisting of 77,500SF in three buildings which included The Katzin Residence Dementia Care Center and The Goldberg Residence/Ottenstein Vitality Center at Seacrest Village located in Encinitas, CA.  The total cost of these projects was approximately $20M.

The Katzin Residence

The Katzin Residence Dementia Care Center is a single story, 24-bedroom, 17,500SF building comprised of single/double bedroom units, common use areas such as Dining, Living Room, Kitchen, and Activity Room.  Power, lighting, voice/data, “wander-guard”, access control, and fire alarm systems were designed for this non-OSHPD living facility.  A specialty lighting system was designed which accommodates the visual perceptions typical of Alzheimer’s patients.

The Goldberg Residence/Ottenstein Vitality Center

These two-story buildings total approximately 60,000SF including 30 residential units with a total of 44 beds. The Ottenstein Vitality Center building provides recreation, relaxation, and exercise facilities for the Garden Court residents including a reception center, exercise pool, therapy pool, fitness room, massage room, and a large multi-purpose room that can accommodate religious services, entertainment gatherings, and other resident functions.  The lighting design included special systems for the indoor pool, massage rooms, multi-purpose rooms including multi-zoned Lutron dimmer systems. Day-lighting controls were provided for the 1000SF main residence lounge.  A new 2000A 480Y/277V main service as provided to serve these two buildings.