The glass box form is defined by fluid ribbons that allude to the vascular studies conducted within. Fritted glass clads the north and south facades, and baffles shade the curtain wall on the east and west facades.
The building’s fluid lines are interpreted here in the nurse stations. A series of monochromatic bright accent colors along the face of the nursing and reception stations are used as a wayfinding tool.
The institute’s three-story entry lobby is defined by a suspended wooden cube and various comfortable seating areas. A transitional screen, formed from fiberglass-reinforced gypsum, features a pattern that references stem cell research.