This is Orange City Area Health System, located in Orange City, Iowa. Designed by HGA Architects, Orange City Hospital draws inspiration from its pastoral 37-acre setting. The 125,000-square-foot, two-level replacement hospital and clinic include acute care functions and outpatient clinic functions.
Description from HGA:
The Museum of the North evokes the topography of the far north. The design consists of four abstract forms-angled, curved, tipped and cantilevered-to reflect the lines and shapes of Alaska’s coastlines, mountains, and glaciers. The horizontal layering, seemingly setting the building in motion, reflects Alaska’s shifting plate tectonics. (more…)