PEEL MEMORIAL CENTRE
591,000 SF | Brampton, Canada
Peel Memorial Centre is a state-of-the-art facility with LEED® Gold certification, delivering care through an inter-professional and innovative partnership model.
The Clinic includes excellence in Rehabilitation and Seniors Health, Mental Health and Addictions and Women’s and Children’s Health supported by urgent care, ambulatory surgery and diagnostic services.
The Centre is readily identifiable by the principal façade of light colored brick and a spectacular multi-layered, multi-colored glass entry which projects a sense of arrival and welcome. The unique light colored brick communicates brightness and openness.
Upon entry, visitors immediately experience the expansive double and triple height space of the entry hall, with a large three story glazed, landscaped central courtyard. The light colored flooring of the entry hall reflects sunshine and daylight from the courtyard through the colored glass.
The ‘Green Spine’ double row of trees forms a continuation of urban street trees on Queen Street, into and around the site with pedestrian and bicycle routes that tie the health precinct into the surrounding neighborhood.
The overall orientation of the building in an East-West alignment supports Peel Memorial Centre's sustainable design strategy as the orientation maximizes daylight and sun penetration into interior portions of the building. Courtyards and a dining terrace have been designed as intimate, reflective spaces for use by patients and visitors.
Completed while at CallisonRTKL, Clemente Jaquez served as Clinical Planner and Designer.
Architect of Record: CallisonRTKL
Associate Architect: Diamond Schmitt Architects
Contractor: PCL Construction