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REMODEL/
RENOVATION

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P EDIATR ICS - SILVE R W I NNE R

Children's National
Medical Center, Child
and Adolescent Inpatient
Behavioral Health Unit

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REMODEL/RENOVATION COMPETITION

2019

Washington, D.C.
S UBMITTED BY: A R R A Y A R C H I T E C T S * P H I L A D E L P H I A

BEFORE

BEFORE

DESIGN TEAM:

Medical Center embarked to create a state-of-the-art, operationally
efficient inpatient behavioral health unit to treat
both children and adolescents. The purpose of
this project was to provide renovations for two
separate units, the child psychiatry unit and adolescent psychiatry unit, to co-locate the patient
amenity, staff support, and treatment planning
spaces into one comprehensive inpatient psychiatry unit. The unit was designed with mostly
private rooms, enhancing patient comfort and
safety while encouraging families to be involved
with the treatment process. Some semi-private
rooms are available for patients who prefer not
to be alone.

CHILDREN'S NATIONAL

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D E C E M B E R 2 01 9 / S U P P L E M E N T T O H E A LT H C A R E D E S I G N

Laura Morris,
principal and
interior design
director; Madeline
Hill, lead interior
designer; Laura
Jensen, senior
project architect;
Yacoob Moreef,
quality control/
quality assurance,
(Array Architects);
Jon Sell, principal
and director,
behavioral health
(Array Advisors)
COST PER SQUARE
F O O T:

Not available

PHOTOS (AFTER):

Halkin Mason
Photography
F I R M C O N TA C T:

(610) 755-6494
www.arrayarchitects.com

The goal was to design
a space that was durable
and safe while also providing positive distraction through graphics,
color, and pattern. Patient
rooms feature private toilets with showers, as well
as a built-in bed, desk, and
storage area which feels
like a cocoon, furthering
the safe and nurturing qualities of the space.
Shared areas supporting both quiet and noisy
activities, as well as dining, were located for
easy access by both patient populations and
staff. An off-stage model for consultation and
staff offices improves staff safety and allows
supplies to arrive or leave the unit. An exercise
room and positive distractions incorporated
throughout the facility give patients varying
opportunity for activity.

J U RY C O M MEN TS :
* Calming interior for both pediatric and adolescent
patients with positive distraction through effective
graphics and application of color.
* Behavioral health is such a difficult genre of healthcare
design, let alone pediatric-centered behavioral health.
This renovation provides a beautiful and contemporary
space that supports the therapies given in this
environment. 
* Consolidated patient/family amenity space while
creating a safe and supportive environment through
visual distractions, color, and light. Patient rooms
are more home-like to support this specific type of
admission.


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Healthcare Design - December 2019
Contents
Goodtimes
Welcome Addition
Editorial
Show Talk
In Solidarity
Leading the Way
Iida Announces Design Awards
Operations Safe Keeping
Product Spotlight Seating
The Center
Face Time
Remodel/renovation Competition
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Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Cover2
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 1
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Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Contents
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Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 5
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 6
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Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 8
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Editorial
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Show Talk
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 11
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 12
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - In Solidarity
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Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 15
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Leading the Way
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - 17
Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Iida Announces Design Awards
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Healthcare Design - December 2019 - Goodtimes
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