Located on the north side of the building with softer natural light, the oncology center is also next to a healing garden, where patients can take walks. Inside, oncology patients receive infusion therapy in semi-private treatment bays near large windows with a view of the garden. Photo: Copyright Sarah Mechling-Perkins Eastman.
Planters, vegetation and a water feature define the Garden’s spaces, creating texture and color along circulation paths and providing a calming sense of connection to natural elements. Memorial Sloan - Kettering Cancer Center, Brooklyn NY.
The central garden is designed to provide a variety of spaces that range from more active communal and conversation zones to more serene ones. The treatment pods front both sides of the garden environment.