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PSYCHEALTH CENTRE - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg Psychealth Centre - south fašade and entrance Children/adolescent ward - control desk in foreground - telephone booth in background Telephone booth and kitchen, Psychealth Centre Typical double room, Psychealth Centre Atrium Windows - Administration, research, consultation offices to left; residential wards to the right

Completed in 1992 as an addition to the Health Sciences Centre, the largest hospital complex in Manitoba, the PsycHealth Centre reflects the latest developments in psychiatric care. With a 110-bed facility linked to the Health Sciences complex by a service tunnel and a grade level pedway, the PsycHealth unit features three major design components: a three-storey in-patient wing, a four-storey clinic wing, and a four-storey common atrium. All three sections are designed to reflect their highly residential character, a grounding warmth which is therapeutically desirable for psychiatric care. In addition to its residential and care-giving functions, the Centre also includes research and education facilities. Light, as always, plays a central role in Gaboury's conception of the building. The tree-lined, four-storey atrium which is the anchoring point of the Centre, is suffused with sunlight and is landscaped to act as a visual relief and a physical rest area.

Children/adolescent ward - control desk in foreground - telephone booth in background

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