Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
One of the top rehabilitation centers in the United States, RIC created the L.I.F.E. Center (Learning, Innovation, Family and Empowerment) as a comprehensive consumer resource dedicated to providing important information for people with disabilities.
Key design elements focused on creating a welcoming environment using curvilinear themes within a high-end bookstore setting. Engineering highlights include:
Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter
16-Bed Hospice Facility
With 16 individual rooms featuring natural light and access to the outdoors as well as showers and pullout beds for loved ones, this new 20,000-square-foot hospice inpatient unit is surrounded by a healing garden—a collaborative project with the Chicago Botanic Garden. Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter believes patient care extends to the world patients leave behind, which led to LEED® Gold certification. Toward that end, 20/10 Engineering Group designed the following sustainable features into the project: