Taussig Cancer Center
Taussig Cancer Center
Bringing together patient treatment programs into one centralized location, the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center helps improve the patient experience and increase interaction among caregivers. Located on the Cleveland Clinic’s 168 acre main campus along the East Crile Mall, the project reinforces the Cleveland Clinic Masterplan’s green spine. The multidisciplinary Taussig Cancer Center includes 126 exam rooms, 98 infusion bays, six linear accelerators, seven procedure rooms, and a Gamma Knife room. The prominent cantilevered glass façade and extensive use of glass on the north and south facades fills the building with daylight – in patient corridors, in all infusion rooms, at care stations, and in team workrooms.
The design supports the Cleveland Clinic’s vision to bring the entire cancer team under one roof and “act as a unit.” An intensive programming effort brings the various caregivers together at team rooms, break rooms, and care stations. The design fosters knowledge sharing and comradery among the medical professionals and staff and supports holistic patient care. Infusion and exam rooms (levels 2-4) are located on the same floor minimizing travel distances. Doctors’ offices and a conference center are located on levels 5 and 6, allowing staff to remain in the building throughout the day.
Daylight and Views Along South Corridor on Way to Exam
Views to Exterior as You Leave Exam Room
Daylight and Views in Team Work Areas
Supply Areas Not Located on Patient Corridors
Clear Modules Create Multidisciplinary Zones
Universal Access to Daylight and Views in Patient Spaces
Infusion as Basis of Design
Awards + Recognition
2018 Building Better Healthcare Best International Design Award
2017 AIA New England Design Merit Award
2017 AIA Pittsburgh Architecture Design Honor Award
2017 COAA Project Leadership Silver Award
2017 IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Award
Structural Engineer | LeMessurier Consultants, Inc.
Mechanical / Electrical Engineer | Bard, Rao + Athanas
Civil Engineer | Osborn Engineering
Landscape Architect | Cawrse + Associates Landscape
Lighting Consultant | Lam Partners
Photographer | Robert Benson