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H E A LT H C A R E D E S I G N S H O W C A S E
OUTPATIENT/WELLNESS CENTER

The New York Hotel Trades Council, Brooklyn Health Center BROOKLYN, N.Y.
Submitted by: Francis Cauffman NEW YORK

that contrast with the transparent

The 620 Fulton building,

Project category: Project in progress
Chief administrator: Dr. Robert Greenspan, CEO
Firm: Francis Cauffman, www.franciscauffman.com
Design team: Francis Cauffman (architect); Jaros Baum & Bolles Consulting
Engineers (MEP engineer); Thornton Tomasetti (structural engineer);
Skanska USA Building (contractor); Langan Engineering & Environmental
Services Inc. (site/civil engineer)
Photography: Francis Cauffman
Total building area (sq. ft.): 180,000
Construction cost/sq. ft.: Not available
Total construction cost (excluding land): Not available
Completion: Spring 2017

situated in the heart of the vibrant

building envelope to make the

cultural district of Brooklyn,

health center easily visible from

N.Y., houses The New York Hotel

any vantage point. The building's

Trades Council's Brooklyn Health

shape and configuration offer

Center, mixed office and retail

intriguing views both from the

space. Being constructed primarily

street and from within. Additional

to serve the healthcare needs of

building features include retail

the city's 80,000 Brooklyn hotel

and office space, a restaurant,

and trade workers, the project

and an outdoor public space

also integrates with as well as

connecting to the neighborhood's

influences the vibrant atmosphere

existing open space network. The

of the neighborhood, which is

south façade will contain a mural

punctuated by iconic cultural

designed by a local artist.
To emphasize patient-centered

anchors such as the Brooklyn
Academy of Music. Connecting

care as the top priority, the health

organically to bordering land

center will not have physician's

parcels, there is movement created

offices or waiting rooms; the

by situating the teardrop-shaped

goal is that 85 percent of patients

building on its triangular site.

will be treated in less than an

620 Fulton's building-within-a

hour including receiving their

building concept serves to

prescriptions at the on-site

encapsulate the private outpatient

pharmacy. Multifunction spaces

healthcare facility while its

will host healthy living workshops

transparent façade-blurred with

and lifestyle classes.

sculpted fins and frits-beckons
passersby to its public spaces at the
street level. The health center walls
are distinguished by warm-toned
materials, consistent on all floors,
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