A bubble diagram showing various types of spaces and movement on the roof.
Masterplan of the new green roof and healing garden.
Perspective of the retrofited green house into a healing garden for recovering patients.
View of a new seating area and rock sculptural fountain created for patients and families to enjoy. The Japanese style of this design promotes peace and healing for the patients.
View of the entrance from the building onto the roof.
View of the new streetscape with tree trenches and bump outs to promote a safer pedestrian environment.
A section showing the secluded seating areas as well as the new rock fountain on the green roof.
This section cut shows the various types of gathering areas from more secluded to more open.
A section view of the retrofited greenhouse to the new healing garden. There is a portion that is inside as well as outside so patients and family members have a choice of environments that they would like to spend there time in.
This section view shows a mural on the facade of the building showing a Japanese landscape with terraced planters to soften the harsh edge of the building while also capturing and harvesting rain water for the adjacent fountain.
Name: Magee Hospital Green Roof & Healing Garden
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
It was the goal of this project to create a green roof and healing garden for patients and families at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.