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Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital was Designed Through the Eyes of the Patient

As architect George Bitsakakis, senior principal at Stantec, notes, much consideration was given to how patients move through the facility and how they are transferred through separate corridors.
Exterior image of Cortellucci Vaughan hospital

Hospitals can often feel intimidating for patients. Deep floor plates let little sunshine through to the maze-like corridors. Medical devices can make rooms appear cold and sterile, reminding us of our own mortality. But through the doors of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first hospital to ever rise in Vaughan, Ontario, life’s health challenges are met with comfort, safety and lots of natural light.

The notion of what a hospital should be has evolved greatly over the years, where patient stress now figures highly into early planning. Such was the case as Stantec began designing this much-anticipated facility—Mackenzie Health’s second full-service hospital.

Full Article: reminetwork.com