memorial Healing garden and maintenance facility
The removal of an aging and obsolete central plant provides the unique opportunity to this existing hospital to create a central healing garden. The landscaping is defined by the limited amount of sun the grounds receive, due to the three-story building on the Southern, Western, and Eastern fronts. Circulation is open hardscape to assist patients in recovery.
The central feature is a boulder, symbolizing strength and serentiy. A new hospital bed maintenance and repair facility is clad in a cor-ten rain screen, with a triangulated skin to bridge in both form and texture the landscaping, stone elements, and surrounding buildings.