The Bridge highlighted in healthcare design magazine

on 10 August 2016


This article was published August 5, 2016 on healthcare design

In building The Bridge, an affiliate of Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), a leading nonprofit public health institute serving Philadelphia and the surrounding region since 1972, we set out to forward our belief in design-driven culture.

Our plan called for 50-plus beds for residents with accompanying facilities and lounge space; an area for outpatient services; a fully-functioning school with well-lit, airy classrooms; a kitchen and large-scale cafeteria and auditorium; a game room, fitness room, workshop and theater; and outdoor grounds for physical activity.

Central to the site is the “inspiration wall” as the cornerstone of the four murals throughout the space. The wall features inspirational quotes from world leaders, religious leaders, activists, writers, musicians, athletes and celebrities. It was developed with the direct input from staff and residents.

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