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2019 WIN Awards Entry: Joseph Brant Hospital, Redevelopment - Joseph Brant Hospital

Jessica Evans
23 May 2019

Joseph Brant Hospital, Redevelopment - Joseph Brant Hospital is an entry in the Hospital and Clinics category at the 2019 World Interiors News Awards.

The Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) redevelopment involved the construction of a new 7 storey patient care tower consisting of 400,000 square feet and 172 beds, as well as 120,000 square feet of renovations to the existing buildings.

Within the new patient care tower are, 3 floors of medical surgical inpatient units, Intensive Care, Surgical Services programs - including Ambulatory Procedures - the Medical Day Care / Oncology Program, Emergency Department, Laboratories, and other public amenities. Renovations of clinical departments include Diagnostic Imaging, Ambulatory Care Clinics, Level 2B Nursery, Paediatric and Postpartum Inpatient Units.

Imperative to the hospital was that the design should leverage its unique, bucolic location to enhance the quality of patient care and to establish quality connections to nature. The team designed a series of well-crafted environments within and around the hospital, enhanced by natural environment - both visually and physically.

75% of the patient rooms have lake views; the rest have views to the historical Niagara Escarpment. Public spaces offer views of Lake Ontario, and the hospital’s cherished “Protected Wood Lot”, as well as direct access to the landscaped forecourts, the dining terrace and the healing gardens.

The project was designed to achieve LEED silver certification and focused on energy efficiencies through large windows to provide daylight deep into the interiors and complementary solar control strategies to help reduce heat gain. Low VOC paints, adhesives and sealants were incorporated into material selection in order to minimize impact on air quality.

The World Interiors News Awards showcase the best international design in both current and future projects. Entries for the 2019 Awards are now open - for further information and to submit your entry please click here.

Key Facts

Canada
Hospitals and Clinics
2019
Interior

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