The scheme actively participates in patient’s well-being, too. By placing the pavilion away from the existing 11-foot tall windows, Haw could situate seating and circulation spaces along the perimeter, drenching then in daylight. Where NYDG devotees could be frustrated by wait times. “Now.” Haw says, “it’s not a problem because they are quite happy to sit and relax”–soaking in the sun’s vitamin D.
By David Sokol