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TORONTO CENTRE FOR CANCER CARE

BRITTANY IGGULDEN I.D. 03134133 ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL, INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN MID POINT REVIEW OCTOBER 25, 2011


TORONTO CENTRE FOR CANCER CARE ABSTRACT !  PSYCHOSOCIAL THERAPY !  INFORMATIONAL SUPPORT !  NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE USERS CHILDREN, ADULT + SENIOR CANCER PATIENTS, FAMILY, FRIENDS + CAREGIVERS. ADDRESS 149 COLLEGE STREET TORONTO, ONTARIO ARCHITECT E. J. LENNOX DATE BUILT 1894 SQUARE FOOTAGE 43,000 SQ. FT.


DESIGN CONCEPT CONNECTING HEALTHCARE & NATURE


DESIGN CONCEPT: FRACTALS Fractals are “self-similar geometric patterns that occur repeatedly at increasingly smaller scales.” (Sternberd)

NAUTILUS FRACTAL

QUEEN ANNE’S LACE FRACTAL

FERN FRACTAL

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A connection to nature

!  Pleasing + restorative effect on people

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Represent growth

!  Organization in an organic, calming manner!


PRECEDENT STUDIES

MAGGIE’S CANCER CARING CENTRE, EDINBURGH

DESIGN & PROGRAMMING

!  Light Filled Space !  Centered around the kitchen !  SINGLE + GROUP COUNSELLING !  YOGA + RELAXATION !  BEAUTY Therapy


MAGGIE’S CANCER CARING CENTRE, DUNDEE DESIGN & PROGRAMMING !  Light Filled Space !  OPEN-PLAN kitchen !  COUNSELLING !  LIBRARY !  LABYRINTH


MAGGIE’S CANCER CARING CENTRE, FIFE DESIGN & PROGRAMMING !  SKYLIGHTS + WINDOWS !  All-White INTERIOR !  OPEN-PLAN kitchen !  COUNSELLING !  CONNECTION TO NATURE


FUTURE DEVELOPMENT & NATURE PHILOSOPHY !  ELEVEN CENTRES CURRENTLY !  NINE CENTRES IN DEVELOPMENT !  EMPHASIS ON NATURAL SURROUNDINGS !  OPEN-PLAN kitchen !  INTERIOR GARDENS !  EXTENSIVE USE OF WINDOWS & NATURE VIEWS!


TORONTO RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE!

DESIGN PROGRAMMING !  28 Furnished Rooms

!  Arts program!

!  Open kitchen

!  school

!  Laundry facilities

!  Summer camp


NEW ROnald McDonald House, Toronto

DESIGN & PROGRAMMING !  96 Furnished BEDROOMS

!  SCHOOL CLASSROOMS

!  GYM

!  FUNDRAISING SPACE

!  Open kitchen

!  INTERIOR GARDEN


INSPIRATION 12 Characteristics OF WELL-BEING

STEPHEN BOYDEN

!  Engagement in Spontaneous

!  Sensory Variability

Social Encounters !  Regular Exercise !  Relaxation and Psychological Restoration !  Social Equity and Respect !  Interaction and Solitude

!  Aesthetic Integrity

!  Learning and Information Sharing

!  Control Personal Comfort !  Make Sense of Environment

!  Connection to Natural Environment

!  Moderate Levels of Sound


ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO FRANK GEHRY

!  TRANSFORMATION of existing building, 2004-2008 !  180 MetER GLASS & WOOD NORTH FAÇADE !  south ELEVATION of glass & blue titanium


AGO INTERIOR DESIGN


Vermeulen & HIND PERKINS & WILL Windsor Regional Cancer Centre !  Integration of GEOGRAPHIC landscape INTO INTERIOR & Exterior DESIGN. !  INDIGENOUS wheat motif !  wood grain paneling !  Abundance of natural light


Vermeulen & HIND PERKINS & WILL

HAMILTON JURAVINSKI CANCER CENTRE

!  CLERESTORY WINDOWS

!  TRANSLUCENT GLASS PANELS !  ABUNDANCE OF NATURAL LIGHT !  INTERIOR GARDEN


SITE ANALYSIS

MAP OF SITE IN TORONTO, ONTARIO !  Located in TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA !  Population of 5.5 Million, 49% non-native born residents


HEALTHCARE IN TORONTO

PROXIMITY TO HEALTHCARE NETWORK !  Toronto General Hospital

!  Princess Margaret Hospital

!  Hospital for Sick Children

!  Mount Sinai HOSPITAL


Healthcare & TRANSPORTATION

MAP OF SITE ADJACENT TO UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO FACULTY OF MEDICINE BUILDINGS & PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION


GREEN SPACE


BUILDING ANALYSIS

The Stewart Building, WWI 1915

BUILDING HISTORY !  Toronto Athletic club, 1894-1931 !  Toronto Police Headquarters, 1931-1957 !  Housed Universities, 1979-2007


EXISTING BUILDING INTERIOR


EXISTING WINDOWS & NATURAL LIGHT


BASEMENT


GROUND FLOOR


SECOND FLOOR


THIRD FLOOR


FOURTH FLOOR


FIFTH FLOOR


Sixth Floor


ACADEMY OF ART PORTFOLIO

ELLA’S RESTAURANT & PRESIDIO 500 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA


PRESIDIO 500 FLOOR PLAN & ENTRANCE


PRESIDIO 500 DINING ROOMS


THE SHERWIN SPA MAMMOTH LAKES, CA


THE SHERWIN SPA SUITES


THE SHERWIN SPA & MAIN LODGE


MAUI, HAWAII RESIDENCE


ADJACENCY MATRIX & FLOOR PLAN!


Maui REVIT FLOORPLAN


MODEL & SUSTAINABLE DESIGN ELEMENTS


THANK YOU * Please see bibliography for photo and text references


Toronto Centre for Cancer Care