With 72 new private rooms and technology-rich facilities for comprehensive cardiac, thoracic, vascular and pulmonary care, the new hospital is designed to heal the soul as well as the heart. The timeless design utilizes a natural palette to connect with and respond to the context of the natural landscape.
154,000 GSF new construction
The entrance features two-story glass to let natural light cascade into the lobby of the Trinity Mother Frances Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital.
The double height lobby is quietly elegant with warm, wood paneled and limestone walls, while the hanging artwork is designed to figuratively represent healthy blood platelets floating overhead.
Patients receive care in private rooms whose nursing and technology resources can be flexed to meet the needs of the patient’s progress. Every two rooms share a decentralized nurses station.
Wrapped in stained glass panels, the oval form of the chapel balances the linearity of the architecture, creating a spiritual center at a major hub between inpatient and outpatient programs. Texas limestone and wood add warmth and textural interest to the
The design draws on the pattern language of the existing campus – masonry with square punched windows – setting it in counterpoint with a glass façade and cantilevered entrance canopy that curve as to welcomingly embrace patients, families, and visito
Visible from the lobby, the cardiac rehabilitation center serves both inpatients and outpatients, providing state-of-the-art equipment in an environment energized by bright color and natural light.
The Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital presents a new, decidedly contemporary face to the community.
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