Michael Garron Hospital Proposal & Contract
Diamond Schmitt Architects is part of the EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare team responsible for a transformative campus redevelopment and state of-the-art patient care tower. The is comprised of EllisDon Design Build Inc., Diamond Schmitt Architects and B+H Architects in joint venture, and EllisDon Capital Inc.
The project is centred on a new eight-story patient care tower and three story podium designed to bring a light-ﬁlled, modern patient experience to the Toronto healthcare facility. The design also serves to connect with the community in support of the hospital’s vision to become a health promotion partner and amenity for the neighbourhood.
The design extends the public realm through a seamless transition into public spaces with improved wayﬁ nding around a large daylit lobby and consolidated ambulatory care services. Full glazing on the double-height lobby extends across the podium of the patient tower providing views an visual connection with a new landscaped park.
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