Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM

Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM

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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.

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© 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.

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

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© 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. 

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

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© 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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Address:1470 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA

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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

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