Tag: healthcare terrazzo

Terrazzo: The Most Elegant Compass You’ll Ever See

Terrazzo: The Most Elegant Compass You’ll Ever See Adventist Cancer Institute, Hinsdale, IL   When patients and visitors glance at the new terrazzo floor in the Adventist Cancer Institute in Hinsdale, Illinois, they may only notice the rich blue and green hues. But there’s much more to it than a striking design. Earl Swensson Associates […]

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Terrazzo Ties Together Hospital’s “Whimsical” Architecture

How can terrazzo be installed in a busy hospital and complement its existing architectural design? Ask Kevin Rickman of Missouri Terrazzo. Missouri Terrazzo’s major challenge on the Mercy Hospital project in St. Louis was to install at 3/8” epoxy terrazzo, in 6 colors, with multiple radius designs, in multiple phases while keeping a very busy […]

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Terrazzo Ignites Warm Atmosphere of Hospital

Creating a sustainable, yet contemporary addition to an existing hospital requires impeccable design and diligence from architects. Skidmore Owings & Merrill Ohio LLC (SOM) rose to the challenge by enhancing Christ Hospital with a modern Joint and Spine Center that emphasizes wellness. The 381,000-square-foot addition includes a new main entrance and concourse for the hospital; 87 patient rooms; 12 operating room; […]

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Terrazzo Revamps Vacant Building into Health Pavilion

To expand its outpatient healthcare services in Barren County, KY, the T.J. Samson Community Hospital transformed a vacant Walmart into a centralized healthcare pavilion serving south central Kentucky. The hospital reinvested in its local community by repurposing previous retail space into a facility that houses all outpatient services, including: kidney care, radiology, T.J. Urgent Care, […]

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2015 NTMA Honor Awards

In celebration of the most interesting, creative, beautiful, and appealing terrazzo floors completed by NTMA contractors, the NTMA recently announced its 2015 NTMA Honor Award winners. The NCTA is pleased to announce that two of its members won honor awards for their exquisite work: Menconi Terrazzo and Michielutti Bros., Inc.   This annual competition honors the […]

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Terrazzo Breathes Life into New Chicago Children’s Hospital

  Terrazzo has many remarkable qualities, but therapeutic is not usually at the top of the list. That might change, thanks to terrazzo’s soothing presence throughout the new Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. On the 11th floor of the 23-story, $855 million hospital, there’s a space where young patients can roam, […]

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Terrazzo Flooring in Healthcare: Part of a Hospital’s Plan for Patient Healing

Art was not an afterthought at the new Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. It was part of the plan to promote healing its young patients and their parents—and integral to the building as a result. The 206-bed children’s hospital features more than 600 works of art, many by local children. The building’s colorful […]

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