Rooted in evidence-based design, the Gig Harbor MultiCare Medical Park offers privacy, inviting aesthetics, and a welcoming design that caters to the psychological and emotional needs of patients. From birth to pediatrics, cancer and heart care, as well as a full ambulatory surgical center, the facility hosts multiple outpatient services.
Responding to the environment of the Pacific Northwest, the lodge-like feel is captured with heavy timber truss supports, stone finishes, and wood flooring. Adding to the intimate feel are concierge-style reception areas, fireplace seating groups, and a café. The visitor experience was enhanced through signage and wayfinding that supported the design concept.
BCRA’s integrated design process, which involved architects, interior and experiential designers, civil engineers, and land use planners, was able to overcome challenges that included retention of wetlands and trees in the area. BCRA’s land use planners were instrumental in enabling site development through secured city council approval and master user permits.