St. Francis Regional Medical Center
The St. Francis Regional Medical Center addition creates a prominent, visual entry point for guests, providing easier access to the hospital, clinics, and new retail areas. A wide concourse leads visitors to a medical retail area that includes a pharmacy, as well as CPAP, optical, and home care stores, and a gift shop. The new 1,843 s.f. Allina retail pharmacy is conveniently located near the new front door.
The two-story entry lobby has a vaulted glass facade that brings in natural light. Interior LED ambient lighting, soft seating and lounging areas, Terrazzo floors, a color-changing fireplace, and a guest welcome center reduce stress and create a positive first impression. The grounds outside the entrance feature colorful plantings and have a snowmelt system for safer access during the winter. Exterior lighting was carefully designed to reduce light pollution by using LEDs that direct light downward.
2017 Healthcare Architecture Honor Roll, Minnesota Physician
Additional Team Members
Tim Sessions (retired)
Principal, Senior Vice President
Bob Verstraete (retired)
Jeff Griesinger (retired)
Joe Mueller (retired)
Senior BIM Technician
5,500 sq. ft.
New front entry lobby; medical retail spaces; new Allina retail pharmacy; gift shop
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