Art & Architecture + [USA]

Lancaster, California, Stati Uniti: Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

The two-story, 80,000 square-foot Cancer Institute integrates advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies with nature. the connection to living systems has been shown to regenerate and heal, soothe the patient’s mind and body and create a feeling of serenity.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

The garden offers contemplative spaces for patients and families to interact with nature and find comfort by the meditation pavilion. Focused on regeneration and reconnection to living systems, the two-story expansion extends on a radial grid from a central courtyard healing garden.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

Glazed skins and multiple points of access provide a continuous dialogue between interior and exterior, creating a visually open environment that reduces anxiety and stress for patients who deal with serious and chronic illness.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

Abundant natural light, a wall of living plants, natural wood finishes, Terrazo flooring, Terra Cotta walls, and art, hand-selected by Lg Health’s Healing Arts Commission, transform the building into a warm and welcoming place.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

At the heart of the design lies a healing garden landscaped with native plants, water, paths and stone benches. the center integrates screening and diagnosis, treatment, survivorship services, wellness and education within the facility at the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

Also located at the Suburban Outpatient Pavilion is the newly created Suzanne H. Arnold Center for Breast Health and other diagnostic imaging programs which complement the Cancer Institute.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

The program includes exam/procedure rooms, physician offices and support staff workspace, patient/family consultation areas, a cancer resource library, state-of-the-art conference areas, an imaging center, a patient boutique, an infusion center, a healing garden, a meditation room and a children's play area.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

A Conference & Education Center that can seat up to 150 people with the most advanced technology and connectivity. Highly programmed education and information to patients, families and the community will be available.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

While collaborating with Ballinger Architects, Jonathan Alderson Landscape Architects Inc. developed a design that created a logical framework for future campus development, allowing way-finding without signs through contrasting elements of native meadow, water and landform.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

Storm water is elegantly conveyed into water features within the courtyard before being collected in cisterns or directed into the meadows and pond in the larger landscape beyond.

Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger
Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute by Ballinger

Location: Lancaster, Usa Architect: Ballinger Landscape Architect: Jonathan Alderson Architects Construction Manager: Benchmark Area: 80,000 sf Cost: $ 44 milion Year: 2013 Client: Lancaster General Health

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