Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM

Mount Sinai Hess Center for Science and Medicine / SOM

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  • Architects: SOM
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  422769 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture 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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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.

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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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Address:1470 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10029, United States

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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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