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Principles of Design

Our design principles

Our personalised approach to enriching Lives

Our design principles are founded on the belief that every detail contributes to the overall well-being and satisfaction of our residents. We prioritise functionality, comfort, and aesthetics, ensuring that our spaces not only meet practical needs but also inspire a sense of belonging and pride.

Our approach integrates innovative architectural concepts with sustainability, utilising eco-friendly materials and energy-efficient technologies to create environments that are both beautiful and environmentally responsible.

We prioritise spaciousness in our design, ensuring generous floor-to-ceiling heights in both apartments and communal areas to avoid any sense of crowding. With a focus on ergonomics and accessibility, every detail is carefully considered and thoughtfully placed to enhance functionality and comfort. These design principles, coupled with subtle enhancements, create an atmosphere of high quality and ensure that living in an Aspen property is not only enjoyable but truly feels like home.

Our 6 guiding design principles

Crafting exceptional retirement environments at Aspen

Inspired by

We champion functional elegance, ensuring that every design element serves a purpose while exuding beauty and sophistication.


Our design ethos centres on residents, tailoring every detail to meet their diverse needs and preferences, fostering comfort, convenience, and a profound sense of belonging though ongoing design and review with our residents.


We embrace sustainable solutions, integrating eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient technologies, and renewable energy generation into our designs, creating sanctuaries that harmonize with nature.

Built around

We understand the variety of services that those in retirement may need and though on-site staff we look to facilitate the delivery of services to support owners, promote well-being and provide facilities that they need, use but also want.


We drive forward with innovation, continuously exploring emerging trends and technologies to craft designs that anticipate and cater to the ever-evolving needs of our residents and communities.


We cultivate vibrant communities through meticulously crafted communal spaces and shared amenities, igniting connections and fostering a profound sense of belonging among residents.

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