Mahaska Health Partnership - Hospice Serenity House

Oskaloosa, IA

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Architecture Overview:

The Hospice Serenity House is located on a parcel of land that is adjacent to the hospital, but designed with its own identity so as to distinguish it and its services from those of the hospital. The building is positioned such that each of the 6 patient rooms enjoys northern views of a wooded pasture with the ability to enjoy nature from private balconies. Ample space is also provided for family waiting, private consultation, chapel, library, healing gardens, family dining, and food preparation areas.

Engineering Overview:

Interior Design Overview:

The building is sited such that each of the 6 patient rooms enjoys northern views of a wooded pasture with the ability to enjoy nature from private balconies. Within the patient room, care is taken to accommodate each patient and their family and friends to the greatest extent possible; ammenities include: sleeping accommodations within the patient's room, wardrobe closet, and private bathing rooms. Ample space is also provided for family waiting, private consultation, chapel, library, healing gardens, family dining, and food preparation areas.

Landscape Architecture Overview:

  • CLIENT: Mahaska Health Partnership
  • COMPLETE: April 2010
  • SIZE: 15,000 Sq. Ft. of New Construction
  • AWARDS:
    • MidAmerican Energy - Excellence in Energy Efficient Design - 2011
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