Great projects for our 5th selection of previously featured health architecture. Check them all after the break.
Patterson Ob/Gyn / buildingstudio The site fronts on a new feeder road connected to a nearby expressway. It sits between two other professional buildings of matching colonial facades complete with artificial dormers and mass- produced Georgian columns. While the first inclination was to make an expressive contemporary insertion, upon reflection this approach would have competed as just another “sign” like the traditional works, just another façade treatment facing the street (read more…)
Elderly Care House / Geninasca Delefortrie Architectes The need for a major medical program in a place steeped in history is the origin of the design process. Indeed, how to reconcile the scale of the new design with the presence of the Bevaix Castle and Cottage built for the Swiss national exhibition in Geneva in 1896 (read more…)
Tabor Orthopedics / archimania To create a fresh image for a nearly 40-year-old orthopedic practice upon its move into a renovated, reclaimed 1991 insurance office building prototype, all within a budget of less than $100 per square foot. Located in a busy commercial district, a vacant 19-year-old State Farm Insurance office building was reclaimed by an established orthopedic group seeking to redefine its practice (read more…)
M-Team Anderlecht / BURO II The Brussels Region, the GOMB and Municipality of Anderlecht have created a new business zone on land covering 3.2 hectares. It is located on the Lenniksebaan, not far from the Erasmus Hospital and right next to a metro station and bus stop. Its aim is to attract high-tech companies to the Brussels Region and offer them the opportunity to grow (read more…)
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health / Frank Gehry A few weeks ago we introduced you one of the latest built projects by Frank Gehry, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. The center is supported by Keep Memory Alive, and it is planned to become a national resource for the most current research and scientific information for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington ‘s Diseases, and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) as well as focusing on prevention, early detection and education (read more…)