Three years in the past, OhioHealth (Columbus, Ohio) opened its Neuroscience Heart at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Since then, the supplier recognized the necessity to develop its continuum of take care of sufferers with neurological situations—together with Parkinson’s, stroke, and a number of sclerosis—by offering them with applications, tools, training, and consultants in prevention and rehabilitation to assist handle situations and reside extra energetic lives.

The OhioHealth Neuroscience Wellness Heart provides scientific, train, training, and emotional assist applications to individuals residing with neurologic situations and their caregivers. The Neuroscience Wellness Heart helps its members construct energy, well being, and group via its complete mind-body-spirit care.

Located upon a hill on the fringe of a neighboring forest protect, the 25,300-square-foot constructing designed by Gensler (Chicago) is situated on the perimeter of the OhioHealth Riverside campus. The structure is uniquely modest and understated for an energetic main medical campus and embraces its surrounding panorama by prioritizing the continual entry to sunlight and galvanizing views. The siting of the constructing and its environmentally centered design work to make the constructing really feel bucolic and calm, permitting members to deal with their wellness and holistic well being.

Organized round an outside courtyard and group “fireside” house, the interdisciplinary heart contains wellness and train studios with overhead harnessing for additional steadiness; a quiet studio for mind-body lessons with a deck that extends for outside programming; multipurpose health rooms; an indoor strolling monitor; a café; administration workspace; and the OhioHealth John J. Gerlach Heart, which incorporates cognitive neurology and geriatric evaluation clinics.

Frictionless design concerns are built-in all through the house, together with considerable and managed pure gentle and views, transition areas between indoors and outside, delicate materials transitions, and clear and intuitive wayfinding, all in assist of making a neuro wellness-centered, tranquil surroundings.


Challenge particulars:

Facility identify: OhioHealth Neuroscience Wellness Heart

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Completion date: November 2020

Proprietor: OhioHealth

Whole constructing space: 25,300 sq. ft.

Whole building price: Confidential

Price/sq. ft.: Confidential

Structure agency: Gensler

Inside design: Gensler

Common contractor: Whiting-Turner

Engineering: Bard, Rao + Athanas Consulting Engineers (MEP), Rubinos & Mesia Engineers (structural), EMH&T Engineers (civil)

Builder: Whiting-Turner

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