Skip to main content
Start of main content

University of Pittsburgh - Medical Center Passavant

A modern facility with a holistic design

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A design that communicates a holistic and renewed image of modern healthcare

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Passavant needed to expand to accommodate growth in the region and to provide a new oncology center as a center of excellence. This addition supports caregivers so they can focus on care and provides comfort and treatment technologies for patients. The design communicates a holistic and renewed image of modern healthcare.

For staff, physicians and administrators, we designed efficient workspaces with logical layouts that enhance clinical workflow. The spaces contain access to sunlight and views that reduce stress and foster relaxation. For families, we designed amenity rich family lounges, areas in the patient room so families can visit or stay overnight, and small respite areas to confer with staff or interact with extended family. Patient floors are arranged to gain as much natural light as possible.

In order to provide the cancer patients privacy, dignity, and choice, the oncology center is located in the lowest level of the building with an exposed perimeter of the basement floor to provide daylight into the treatment areas. We created a garden with a serene patio that can either be viewed during treatment or used to sit in during good weather. 

Meet Our Team

William Britton, Senior Associate

Your clients need to feel comfortable with you—they need to know you can manage a project through even the most overwhelming challenges.

Charles Parker, Senior Associate

I am proud that the design work I perform has a positive impact on the quality of life for patients receiving care.

William Britton

Senior Associate

Charles Parker

Senior Associate

We're better together

  • Become a client

    Partner with us today to change how tomorrow looks. You’re exactly what’s needed to help us make it happen in your community.

    Contact Us
  • Design your career

    Work with passionate people who are experts in their field. Our teams love what they do and are driven by how their work makes an impact on the communities they serve.

    Join the Team
End of main content
To top