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  7. Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM

Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM

  • 13:00 - 13 December, 2015
Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM
Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM, © Eduard Hueber | archphoto
© Eduard Hueber | archphoto

© Eduard Hueber | archphoto © Eduard Hueber | archphoto © Eduard Hueber | archphoto © Eduard Hueber | archphoto + 10

  • Architects

    SOM
  • Location

    1470 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
  • Area

    422769.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Construction Manager

    Lend Lease
  • Civil Engineer

    Langan
  • Structural Engineer

    Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
  • MEP Engineer

    Jaros Baum & Bolles
  • Laboratory Planning

    Jacobs Planners Collaborative, Inc.
  • Clinical Programming

    Kurt Salmon Associates
  • Vertical Transportation

    Van Deusen & Associates
  • Landscape Architecture

    Quennel Rothschild
  • Lighting

    Susan Brady Lighting Design
  • Acoustics/AV/IT

    Cerami & Associates
  • Signage/Graphics

    Pentagram
  • LEED Consultant

    Paladino & Company
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Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM, © Eduard Hueber | archphoto
© Eduard Hueber | archphoto

Text description provided by the architects. Envisioned as a place of discovery and healing, this striking facility is shaped by its translational research mission and urban context.

© Eduard Hueber | archphoto
© Eduard Hueber | archphoto

Located in Upper Manhattan, the center places researchers, clinicians, educators, and patients in an integrated environment with state-of-the-art technology.

Diagram Section
Diagram Section

The 11-story building is specifically designed to foster multi-disciplinary interaction through a network of formal and informal settings. 

© Eduard Hueber | archphoto
© Eduard Hueber | archphoto

The primary design objective was to craft a flexible environment that would be inspiring and supportive for employees while gracious and dignified for patients and their families. Inside, natural light and a warm, simple material palette puts cancer patients at ease. 

Typical Lab Floor
Typical Lab Floor

On the exterior, the building features brick and glass, and ample glazing on the ground level helps create a welcoming aesthetic.

© Eduard Hueber | archphoto
© Eduard Hueber | archphoto

Located in an economically challenged neighborhood, the building shares its compact site with a residential tower built concurrently to offset the medical center’s cost.

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM" 13 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/778623/mount-sinai-hess-center-for-science-and-medicine-som/> ISSN 0719-8884