Now in their 29th year, Modern Healthcare's Design Awards have chronicled the industry's pursuit to define, design and create the ideal healing environment. And, according to one of this year's judges, the strongest entries in this year's...
29th Annual Design Awards - 2014
Dr. Chris O'Brien was the founder of the Sydney Head and Neck Cancer Institute. He died in June 2009 from a brain tumor, but not before using his experience to develop a 96-bed integrated cancer-treatment center, where outpatient care, clinical trials, research, education, complementary therapies...
Just after it opened in April 2013, the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital was put to the test when 32 survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing received treatment there.
The nearby Ohio River was used as a pattern and organizing element for the flowing design of the Owensboro (Ky.) Health Regional Hospital, which Design Awards judge James Bicak described as an “iconic experience.”
Patients treated at the 10-story Bridgepoint Active Healthcare facility in Toronto typically stay for about three months.
Nueva Expansión Hospital Observatorio is an extension of the 200-bed American British Cowdray Hospital and ABC Cancer Center on the organization's Observatorio campus in Mexico City.
Citation: University of Arizona Medical Center, Behavioral Health Pavilion and Crisis Response Center
Awards judge James Bicak cited the University of Arizona Medical Center's new facilities as an example of a design that fits aesthetically into its desert environment with its look and use of materials.