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HEALTHCARE

Bright hues, warm textures, and spirited design are part of the program at wellness, medical, and fitness centers here and abroad. ...
Think of an orthodontist’s office and you’ll probably picture something sterile and impersonal. Not so with this clinic, part of ...
Photography by Chris Cooper. Memorial Sloan Kettering, the largest private cancer treatment and research center in the world, tapped three ...
Minutes away from the city’s downtown core, Montreal’s Griffintown neighborhood is a convenient confluence of apartments, shops, and amenities for ...
Glass doors and floor-to-ceiling windows stream natural light into the new Amicus Center, creating a positive energy in the space. Photography ...
From Los Angeles to London and stops in between, these wellness-minded facilities are just what the doctor ordered. Photography by ...

4 Health & Wellness Centers Foster Serenity

Expertly designed medical, spa, and fitness centers have a calming effect.

Photography by Jessica Miller.

Firm: Mariotti Studio


Project: Citywell, Brooklyn, New York

Standout: Because of the spa’s tiny footprint, allowing only for reception, showers, and changing and steam rooms, freestanding saunas occupy the garden, 
the profile of the cedar-
clad volumes inspired by luxury railcars of 19th-century Europe.

Photography by Choi Yongjoon/Studio Off.

Firm: Intoex

Project: Toxnfill, Seoul, South Korea

Standout: Marble, porcelain tile, dramatic pinspot fixtures, and an arching structure tempering the 14-foot ceiling surround patients of the dermatology clinic specializing in Botox and fillers with subtle opulence.


Photography by Pol Viladoms.

Firms: Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio

Project: Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona, Spain

Standout: Continuing the studios’ vibrant animal theme installed earlier in other wings of the children’s medical center, here they—specifically seagulls, pelicans, and flamingos—extend onto ceilings, as most patients coming through are on stretchers, looking up.

Photography by Rafael Soldi.

Firm: Best Practice Architecture


Project: Workout, Seattle


Standout: The firm 
exercised both its 
interiors and brand-
ing departments in 
combining an office 
tower’s multiple 
retail storefronts 
into one dynamic 
gym highlighted by 
energetic herringbone detailing and neon graphics.

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Citywell by Mariotti Studio. Photography by Gross and Daley.
Citywell by Mariotti Studio. Photography by Gross and Daley.
Citywell by Mariotti Studio. Photography by Francesca Magnani.
Toxnfill by Intoex. Photography by Choi Yongjoon/Studio Off.
Toxnfill by Intoex. Photography by Choi Yongjoon/Studio Off.
Toxnfill by Intoex. Photography by Choi Yongjoon/Studio Off.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona by Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio. Photography by Pol Viladoms.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona by Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio. Photography by Pol Viladoms.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona by Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio. Photography by Pol Viladoms.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona by Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio. Photography by Pol Viladoms.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona by Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio. Photography by Pol Viladoms.
Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona by Rai Pinto Studio and Arauna Studio. Photography by Pol Viladoms.
Workout by Best Practice Architecture. Photography by Rafael Soldi.
Workout by Best Practice Architecture. Photography by Rafael Soldi.
Workout by Best Practice Architecture. Photography by Rafael Soldi.

Photography by David Wakely. James Woolum, ZGF partner, may be most visible for high-profile workplace projects. Unforgettable is his transformation of ...
In a waiting area at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care by Perkins Eastman ...
The design allows for group presentations set around the tiered, wooden, “bean-shaped” gathering steps, encouraging students to move freely throughout ...
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A lounge at Remedy Place in Los Angeles, designed by Bells + Whistles. Photography by Madeline Tolle. What’s a “social ...
At the new Ever/Body flagship, existing alcoves function as waiting areas selling product. Photography by Noah Havakook/Cactus. The meeting of ...
Photography by Michael Moran/Otto. For a hospital, good design is when it helps patients forget where they are. That was ...
Rounded corners soften a small meeting room, delineated by recessed lights. Photography by Shi Yunfeng. The Xicheng District is the ...
Baseboard LEDs brighten the corridor’s decorative wood paneling. Photography by Arq. Gonzalo Viramonte. One wouldn’t expect to find a monumental ...
An Olympic swimmer, a quarterback from the NFL, and... members of the pee-wee hockey team. Rarely would you put them altogether. ...