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.
For Providence Milwaukie Hospital, we designed the entrance and site plantings for a new ER/MRI addition and a meditative healing garden at the medical office building. To reflect the local characteristics of the neighborhood, we created a delicate mixture of flowering plants and ornamental grasses.
Macdonald Environmental Planning, PC was approached by Partin & Hill Architects to provide Landscape Architectural services for this hospice project in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our design intent was to embrace the natural woodland adjacent to the project area by incorporating native plant species into the site landscaping to imitate a natural environment. Creating spaces for respite […]
Macdonald Environmental Planning was engaged on this University District campus to design the pubic courtyards for patients, staff and family members to enjoy. The courtyards were planned to promote access to natural plantings, water features and gathering areas for healing purposes. Three water features were designed to make the gardens tranquil and meditative in order […]
Shortly after completion of the Providence Milwaukie Healing Place, a new ER/MRI addition was underway and we created a beautiful drop off and entrance landscape for the building. The plantings again reflected the overal campus with a variety of flowering trees, ornamental grasses and accent plantings in pots at the front door.
The Yakima Farm Workers Agency added a Clinic in east Portland Oregon. The landscape approach was developed to help screen the busy street and place emphasis on the entrance.
The Yakima Farm Workers have been expanding their clinic footprint throughout the Pacific Northwest and we were asked to update the campus of this new addition to the Woodburn Oregon Clinic. The overall scope included an interior courtyard and water feature and the rehabilitation of the existing grounds.
This seacoast community hospital undertook the addition of a Medical Office Building with landscaping that would be salt tolerant and colorful. Our plantings included numerous perennials, ornamental grasses and seacoast plantings. The sandy soils were also taken into consideration for irrigation purposes.
Mountain View Hospital undertook a new addition and remodel of the existing building and acute care unit in Madras, Oregon. Our approach was to update the appearance of the grounds to reflect the Central Oregon landscape in a sustainable way. Our careful selection of native, cold and drought tolerant plants, local broken top stone and […]
The healthcare systems have begun to recognize the benefits that nature can bring when incorporated into a Healing Garden within their Medical Centers.