Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Charlestown, Massachusetts
Client: Perkins + Will Architects, Inc./Partners HealthCare
Copley Wolff Design Group's design includes a green roof, the integration of the hospital with the Boston Harbor Walk which extends along the site, and the use of environmentally-friendly building materials and low-maintenance plant groups.
Also included in CWDG's scope of work is the a therapy trail for patients to practice a variety of real life challenges within a safe and controlled environment. The trail incorporates staggered stainless steel handrails, increased walk slopes, interpretive markers used to measure distance, interactive spinning rock elements for upper body conditioning, varied walking surfaces, and granite stairs.
Image credits: CWDG