Massachusetts General Hospital

Project Challenge:

Expand Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to accommodate its growing community and plan for the next century. Known for world-class patient service and located in the heart of Boston, MGH serves over a million patients each year. On target for LEED-CI Gold certification, the new Lunder Building is designed to perform efficiently while promoting the health of the patients and staff who occupy it.

Skyline Design’s Solution:

We used our Eco-etch® process on our Sateen™ glass pattern to frame the six-story garden atrium, letting in natural light while offering privacy. With Eco-etch, digital printing, and Vitracolor®, we created a soothing tree pattern in the Radiation Oncology waiting area. Floor-to-ceiling glass panels with floral and dot patterns add tranquility and privacy to the Emergency Department. A repeating tree and leaf motif on customized Vitracolor® back-painted glass visually and artistically connect the space while providing areas of enclosure.

Result:

The Lunder Building is a unique hospital facility that improves the patient experience. Skyline Design’s customizable glass products with soothing hues and patterns helped MGH promote healing by bringing nature indoors. Practical and easy to maintain, glass is a smart choice in healthcare environments.

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