CONCORD, CA — Recognizing excellence in healthcare facility design, an annual awards program co-sponsored by The Center for Health Design, Contract magazine, and Healthcare Design.11 identified seven standout projects this year, in the categories of Acute Care, Ambulatory Care, Long-Term Care/Assisted Living and Student concepts.
A jury of architecture and design professionals selected three winners and four honorable mentions. The judges evaluated the entries on visuals, response to the program statement, partnership between designer and client, and client feedback.
Acute Care Facilities Winner
MASS Design Group for the Butaro Hospital, Burera District, Rwanda
University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis; Designer: Tsoi/Kobus & Associates
Ambulatory Care Facility Winner
Whittier Clinic, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis; Designer: HGA Architects and Engineers
Long-Term Care/Assisted Living Winner
Willson Hospice House, Albany, Georgia; Designer: Perkins + Will
The Leonard Florence Center for Living, Chelsea Massachusetts; Designer: DiMella Schaffer
Lindsey Wagener, Clemson University, now at LS3P, for Prototype Critical Access Hospital
Eva Behringer, Clemson University, now at Cannon Design for the Daylight Imperative
Judges for the competition were: Rosalyn Cama, FASID, president and principal, CAMS, Inc.; Bobbie Fisch, CID, LEED AP; principal Torn Eliot Fisch; Randy Guilot, AIA, principal, Cannon Design; and Sue Firestone, founder and chair, sfa design.
Winners receive complimentary registration to the HEALTHCARE DESIGN.11 conference in Nashville, TN, next month where they will be honored at a luncheon on November 15.
About The Center for Health Design
The Center for Health Design (CHD) is a nonprofit organization that engages and supports professionals and organizations in the healthcare, construction, and design industry to improve the quality of healthcare facilities and create new environments for healthy aging. CHD’s mission is to transform healthcare environments for a healthier, safer world through design research, education, and advocacy. For more information, visit www.healthdesign.org/.