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Duke Student Wellness Center / Duda|Paine Architects

  • 16:00 - 2 November, 2018
  • Curated by Fernanda Castro
Duke Student Wellness Center / Duda|Paine Architects
Duke Student Wellness Center / Duda|Paine Architects, © Robert Benson Photography
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    • Contracting

      Gilbane Building Company
    • Structural/Landscape/Civil Engineering

      Stewart, Inc.
    • MEP Engineering

      Newcomb & Boyd
    • Healthcare Consultant

      MHTN
    • Construction

      Gilbane Building Company
    • AV equipment/electronics/software

      Kontek Systems
    • Client

      Duke University
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    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography
    Ground floor plan
    Ground floor plan

    Text description provided by the architects. The Center weaves health and wellness together into everyday student life, with Student Health, Nutrition, Counseling and Psychological Services, Wellness and Case Management programs coming together under one roof. This innovative new facility both answers the needs of clinical care and expands the role of wellness in ensuring healthy students. Strategically situated between athletics, student services and residential complexes, the building abuts Duke historic forest’s and a primary campus circulation path.

    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography

    The design’s transparent two-story entry brings natural light into the building and allows for views of the outdoors. To minimize the project’s environmental impact, oak harvested from the site was used extensively for interior surfaces and exterior seating.

    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography
    Axonometry 01
    Axonometry 01

    A contemplative garden reinforces connections to nature and extends to campus pathways. A monumental entry stair follows a translucent wall up through the lobby to celebrate the intersection of care, prevention and social interaction in achieving wellness.

    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography

    Public and private functions are layered—the entry is open, but presents circulation options for students seeking care, privacy, socializing or wellness programs.

    © Robert Benson Photography
    © Robert Benson Photography

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    Cite: "Duke Student Wellness Center / Duda|Paine Architects" 02 Nov 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/904664/duke-student-wellness-center-duda-paine-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
    © Robert Benson Photography

    杜克学生健康中心 / Duda|Paine Architects

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