Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Developmental Disabilities

, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Baltimore, MD

Main Entrance with Therapy Garden

This award-winning new facility is a confidence-inspiring oasis of hope for young people with brain and spinal cord injuries, as well as those with developmental disabilities. The building program unites previously scattered facilities for research, education and therapeutic care at Kennedy Krieger, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The design team worked closely with patients, families and staff to develop a concept that seamlessly integrates architecture, interiors, environmental graphics, and landscape into a unified healing experience.

Building Facts

  • 115,000 GSF
  • 40 examination rooms

  • Physical therapy pools and gyms

  • Sensory integration gym

  • Multifunctional therapy suite: occupational, physical, speech, audiology and activities of daily living

  • Conference center

  • Environmental Graphic Design

Awards & Honors

  1. ASID Design Excellence Award - Healthcare

    American Society of Interior Designers

  2. Best of the Best Awards Top Honor in Healthcare


  3. Healthcare Environment Honorable Mention

    Contract Design Magazine

  4. Honorable Mention

    Modern Healthcare

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