HOK-Designed Medical Centre Unveiled

11 January 2010 (Last Updated January 11th, 2010 18:30)

A new medical facility, designed by global architectural firm HOK, has been unveiled in Indiana, US. The $224m Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Replacement Facility is situated on the 90-acre Edison Lakes Medical Campus and comprises a 663,000ft² hospital and 155,000ft² medical

A new medical facility, designed by global architectural firm HOK, has been unveiled in Indiana, US.

The $224m Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Replacement Facility is situated on the 90-acre Edison Lakes Medical Campus and comprises a 663,000ft² hospital and 155,000ft² medical office building.

The medical campus houses a two-storey diagnostic and treatment centre with a six-storey tower that includes rooms for various departments.

The medical office building is connected to the hospital and includes a cancer centre, physician offices and retail space.

A two-storey public concourse offers pedestrian-friendly access and serves as meeting space.

The centre is lined with a series of ponds and walkways including the chapel garden, healing garden, and a dining and cafe terrace.

Sustainable concepts incorporated in the design include water-efficient landscaping, alternative transportation and reduced light pollution.