Seamless integration of architecture and interiors with a great balance of neutrals and accent colours.
One Kids Place project wins an Award of Excellence and is named Project of the Year at the annual arido Awards Gala on September 24, 2010.
Full of daylight and orientation to the outdoors, the welcoming new 41,000 sq. ft. children’s treatment centre is designed with generous circulation spaces to maximize accessibility and encourage movement as integral to therapy and learning activities. Wood columns and soaring ceilings in the celebratory main lobby and corridor are inspired by northern forests. Bright colour is layered judiciously to add energy and assist with orientation and wayfinding. Special installations draw upon nature to delight and inform: an aquarium, a green living wall, lyrical suspended panels, and tactile wood discovery walls.
Continuous close collaboration with Paul Mitchell and his team at Mitchell Architects in North Bay fostered warm, engaging and cohesive design solutions.