The Hospital encompasses all aspects of women’s health and maternity services from in-vitro fertilization to a chic line of maternity and children’s clothes, again to satisfy a unique market niche.
Both inside and out, the design focus is on creating sleek, uncluttered surfaces to offer patients and visitors a respite from the surrounding neighborhood’s visual noise. The organic, flowing interior offers warmth with a central, curved vertical wood slat wall flowing from top to bottom, connecting various functional areas and natural gathering spaces for patients, families and friends.
A variety of open-air areas foster natural interaction and relaxation and the rooftop features a diverting and restful sky garden. Patient room windows rely on a dot pattern of changing densities to filter light and provide privacy while keeping interiors bright.
The primary goal of the design and planning team was to enhance the hospital experience through the maximization of daylight for greater inpatient outcome, as well as staff and visitor satisfaction. A second, equally important goal was the introduction of natural forms, plants, materials and water features throughout the hospital. As a result all floors provide accessible and day-lit respite areas for patients, staff and visitors alike.