MORRIS ONCOLOGY CENTER
Giving patients a calm and soothing connection to nature with surrounding farmland to provide them with positive energy while going through a stressful experience was the goal of this facility. The design is geometric, and linear shapes were used to add interest to the building drawing it up from the ground toward the sky, suggesting hope and optimism. Large windows were incorporated in the chemotherapy treatment area to allow as much natural light as possible.
Local, natural materials like limestone were used in the building construction for the 27,000 sq. ft. oncology and hematology center. The interior features warm earthy tones to create a comforting environment. There are 7 physician offices, 22 exam rooms, pharmacy, 2 MRI's, 2 CT Scans, 1 linear accelerator, 1 PET, chemotherapy recovery area, and 68 parking spaces.
Architectural, interior design, and engineering: a+c architects
Civil: HK Consulting
Photography: Paul Hydzik