In this year's Modern Healthcare Design Awards program, it seems that more than ever, flexibility was on the minds of architects and their provider clients.
28th Annual Design Awards - 2013
See a gallery featuring 36 photos of this year's Design Awards honorees.
Design awards judges praised the landscaping of the Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, and architect Kevin Sullivan explains that “embedded nature” was the central theme of the Award of Excellence-winning project.
Award of Excellence: Seattle Children's Hospital Building Hope: Cancer, Critical and Emergency Care Expansion
Seattle Children's cancer-, critical- and emergency-care expansion project serves as the foundation of the institution's 2030 master plan, and its architects say they wanted to set the standards for future development with Building Hope's flexible design, sophisticated lighting and colors, and...
The new nine-story ambulatory-care center is part of a master plan to transform the south end of the Boston Medical Center campus by improving pedestrian access and replacing BMC's old maternity building from the 1920s. The Shapiro Center's terracotta exterior provides contrast to the traditional...
Design Awards judge Agnessa Todorova calls the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center her favorite project and describes it as emotional, small-scale and modern yet traditional in a natural setting.This didn't happen by accident.
Citation/Built: The Mother Baby Center at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis
The center is a joint venture combining the obstetrical program at Abbott Northwestern and neonatal care of Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota—separate but adjacent facilities. The building, connected to the existing facilities (as well as to a medical office building) via...
Designers tried to put themselves in the shoes of cancer patients when they planned the Hughes Cancer Center, says Andrew Jarvis, principal with EwingCole architects, adding that cancer patients are repeat visitors who get bored and need new things to look at.