Bold swaths and a meandering pathway within the Entry Gardens respond to the architecture of this new 19,300 s.f. Medical Office Building within the Tillamook County Hospital Campus. The 1.09 acre project site also includes a secondary Helicopter Landing Zone in the adjacent parking lot. The plant palette includes a mix of common seaside trees, […]
The Kaiser Permanente Gateway Medical Office Building is a big-box retail re-use project within City of Portland Pedestrian Enhancement and design development overlay zones, pursuing LEED Gold in Healthcare and designed to achieve the objectives of Kaiser’s Total Health Environments Initiative. The Staff Respite area includes varied seating opportunities around a bocce ball court for […]
Our goal for this medical center project was to retain as much of the existing, native vegetation on site as possible and to incorporate a majority of native plants into the new landscaping. Site features included a “stormwater feature”, which will replicate a natural stream bed with multiple water falls; a healing garden located adjacent […]
Macdonald Environmental Planning is acting as the green roof Consultant on this Veterans Administration Acute Care Nursing home at American Lakes Hospital in Tacoma, WA. The green roof was installed on approximately 30,000 square foot roof with planting media depths ranging from 3 inches over the majority of the roof to 7 inches at the […]
Our firm was asked to step in to provide re-imaging of an existing central courtyard which was viewed from a Patient Waiting Room on one side and the Staff Break Room. The challenge was to provide a design solution that screened the Staff use area from the Patient view. We removed the existing paving and […]
Laurel Macdonald Bonnell has worked on the Willamette Falls Hospital Campus on numerous building expansion projects over the past ten years. She was asked to get involved with the Children’s Center and chose to donate all the initial design services to submit for Design Review in Oregon City, OR. The two signature gardens were then […]
The design for the Acute Psychiatric Facility is a relocation of existing beds to the new 13-bed Acute Psych Ward located at the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center. It serves a broad demographic of returning soldiers, from aging veterans of the Vietnam era to young and middle-aged veterans serving in Desert Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, […]
We designed the site landscaping and Entry Gardens for the Ambulatory Surgery Center to provide an outdoor healing environment, following the established landscape standards of the Comprehensive Master Plan.
Macdonald Environmental Planning was asked to compile a comprehensive master plan for the 50 acre campus of Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Corvallis, which involved developing guidelines by which all future development would use for their design work. Standards were developed for site lighting, wayfinding, healing garden guidelines, tree planting and general planting requirements, paving […]
The center piece of this design is a beautiful healing garden. It features a shading arbor, quiet meditation areas, as well a labyrinth, all on the rooftop over the operating rooms. In addition, we developed the lobby courtyard area and a terrace garden.