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REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION

BEST
REMODEL/RENOVATION

P UBLIC SPA CE S

IN CATEGORY

The Mother Baby Center at United
Hospital

2017

St. Paul, Minn.
S UBMITTED BY H D R * S T . P A U L , M I N N .

D ESIG N T E A M:

Michael Nelson,
project manager;
Julie Robertson,
interior design
practice leader; Cyndi
McCullough, director
of evidence based
design; Trevor Hollins,
lighting designer;
Kyle Lacek, designer;
Carolyn Hagmann,
architectural
coordinator
CO ST PER
SQ UAR E F O O T:

$275
PHO T O S (AF T E R ):

©2015 Corey Gaffer

THE MOTHER BABY Center (St. Paul, Minn.) is more than just a facility and more than just a busi-

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ness model.  It's a promise to every patient and family, and the answer to the question, "What does
every mother and baby deserve?" It includes all of the comforts of home, amenities of a 5-star hotel, positive distractions, and state-of-the-art care and technology. From first arrival to labor to departure, every step was considered and designed with patient experience in mind.
The Mother Baby Center at United Hospital is one of three within the Twin Cities. The brand
for this service line, which was created by Allina Health and Children's Minnesota, was carried
through each facility while staying unique to its location and relevant to its community. Focusing on utilizing design cues to enhance the patient experience, four design elements were created
to reinforce the interior and exterior architecture in every Mother Baby facility and to bring the
brand experience to life: Iconic Exterior, Supergraphics, Sculptural Ribbons, and Lighting.
Here we focused on the gardens of St. Paul: flowering trees were used as the supergraphics, delivering art through architecture. We took a fresh approach to the sculptural ribbons, applied in
an abstract manner to represent the flower shape which in turn mimics the Mother Baby logo. The
soft indirect lighting enhances the space and the patient experience, defining the mood for the
facility. With this design, we created a space that mirrors the type of care Allina Health and Children's Minnesota delivers.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Healthcare Design - December 2017

Healthcare Design - December 2017
Contents
Editorial
Show Talk
Natural Wonder
Top 5 Takeaways of 2017
Big Picture
A Fresh Start
Real Estate and Development Learn by Example
Product Spotlight Art and Graphics
The Center
Special Supplement
Face Time
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Contents
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - 8
Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Editorial
Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Show Talk
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - 12
Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Natural Wonder
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - 15
Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Top 5 Takeaways of 2017
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Big Picture
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - A Fresh Start
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Real Estate and Development Learn by Example
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Product Spotlight Art and Graphics
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - The Center
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Healthcare Design - December 2017 - Special Supplement
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