Healthcare Environment Awards 2009


Acute Care Winner
St. Anthony Hospital
Seattle, Washington
Designed by: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca

Acute Care Honorable Mention
Noenatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital of New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
Designed by: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Ambulatory Care Winner
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center
San Francisco, California
Designed by: Anshen+Allen

Ambulatory Care Honorable Mention
Kennedy Krieger Institute Harry & Jeannett Weinber Building
Atlanta, Georgia
Designed by: Stanley Beaman & Sears

Health and Fitness Winner
Ideal Dentistry
Prospect, Kentucky
Designed by: Rowland Design

Landscape Design Winner
The Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital
Derby, Connecticut
Designed by: S/L/A/M Collabroative

Long-Term Care/Assisted Living Winner
Sun City Tsukaguchi Royal Care
San Francisco, California
Designed by:Yokomizo Assocaites

Professional Conceptual Winner
Redesigning the Office for Family Medicine
Clemson, South Carolina
Designed by: Clemson University Team

Student Winner
Seeds of Hope
Washington DC
Designed by: George Washington University Student Team


To recognize innovative environments that contribute to the quality of healthcare.

Category Award / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Medical-Facility
Country Orlando, United States
RegDeadline 6 July 2009 GoogleCal iCal
6 July 2009 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All
Target Field Projects (except for conceptual) must be build and in use by June 1 of the year of entry.

Professional Categories:
- Acute (inpatient) Care Facilities
- Ambulatory (outpatient) Care Facilities
- Long-Term Care/Assisted Living Facilities
- Health and Fitness Facilities (environments in which the primary purpose is to provide healthcare and related services)
- Landscape Design
- Conceptual Design
Student Category:
Awards will be given for innovative design solutions that enhance the quality of healthcare delivery. Entries can include, but are not limited to, healthcare products (furniture, furnishings, etc.); healthcare settings (patient areas, examination rooms, corridors, etc.); or technology (equipment, systems, etc.).

Interior designers and architects with expertise in healthcare design and a member of the board of The Center for Health Design

Presentation during HEALTHCARE DESIGN.09 and Publication

Entry Fee
Professional: $250 entry fee
Student: $25 entry fee

Professional Categories: professional 8 x 10 color photographs and at least one floor plan and a brief program statement (300-500 words)
Student Category: professional quality photographs or renderings, a brief project description (300-500 words) and a verification of student status

Submission Address
Healthcare Environment Awards Competition
c/o Contract magazine
770 Broadway, 13th Floor, New York, New York 10003

Winners will be announced at an awards presentation during HEALTHCARE DESIGN.09, October 31 – November 3, in Orlando.

Past winners

Contract magazine, in association with The Center for Health Design, and HEALTHCARE DESIGN.09

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