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pHotograpHy: ron blunt HealtHcare environment awards ambulatory care winner Designer ewingcole Client pocono medical center Where east stroudsburg, pennsylvania Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center The Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at the Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, is a modern facility that draws inspiration from the surrounding Pocono Mountains. Connected by skywalk to the existing medical center, the new cancer center (cover feature, Contract, October 2012) is designed by EwingCole to be contemporary and timeless in a rural setting. The 65,000-square-foot building has an L-shaped form surrounding two sides of a landscaped courtyard. Main circulation spaces gently curve in plan, recalling the topography of hills. On the exterior, the glass and taut, orthogonal, white metal insulated panels contrast with the organic, sinuous garden. This comprehensive cancer center includes twenty chemotherapy infusion stations, two linear 74 accelerator vaults, a pharmacy, CT simulator and PET/CT, a cafe, meditation room, and conference spaces. A three-story lobby, which narrows and then opens broadly to a view of the courtyard, is a metaphor for the compressed spaces between mountains that open to great expanses in the Poconos. Elements of texture and nature enliven an otherwise smooth, white modernist interior. Along the lobby, a screening element of reconstituted wood and acrylic adds warmth, layers of texture, and provides privacy for patients in adjacent treatment areas. The client worked closely with EwingCole to bring forth design ideas such as the screening elements, a water feature in the lobby, and the overall openness of the glazing. —john czarnecki October 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - October 2013

Contract - October 2013
Industry News
Columnist: Winning Work at the Interview: It’s All About Chemistry—Part II
Product Focus: New Classics
Product Briefs: Health and Wellness
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion
Banaji Pediatric Dental Specialists
Seattle Kids Dentistry
Healthcare Environment Awards
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre at Austin Hospital
Seattle Children’s Building Hope: Cancer, Critical and Emergency Care Expansion
Dale & Frances Hughes Cancer Center
Kent Campus Expansion, Phase 2 Pavilion
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Camp Southern Ground
Poetic Living
FOUND: An Adolescent and Young Adult Cultural and Wellness Center
The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Healthcare Design
Book Review: Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, Second Edition
Designers Select: Healthcare
Ad Index

Contract - October 2013