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Women's and Newborn Hospital

Women's and Newborn Hospital
Location: 665 William Ave, Winnipeg, MB
Architect(s): Architecture49 & Parkin Architects
Developer: Province of Manitoba/Winnipeg Regional Health Authority/Health Sciences Centre
Construction Manager: EllisDon
Status: U/C, Official opening Dec 2019
Cost: $232 million
Size: 388,500-square-ft 5-storey
Media: HSC prepares for birth of new Women's Hospital in December
Description: Targeting LEED® Silver Certification. Located at the Health Sciences Centre, the largest health care centre in Manitoba the WNH will feature 173 new beds , state of the art ambulance bays, triage, and retail services, a new NICU unit, operating rooms, post-partum units, and spiritual centres - including a ceremonial space for smudging. The new hospital will be a place of caring support for all the diverse families of Winnipeg and Manitoba. From single-patient rooms with large windows, a super-efficient layout for medical units and highly sustainable and calming green roof, the Women and Newborn Hospital is designed to be welcoming, respectful, and peaceful for families.

The Women's and Newborn Hospital's exterior features a curtain wall with a picture of an elm-tree digitally printed on the glass.

The new hospital is the largest capital health project ever undertaken in Manitoba

The Sherbrook side of the building features an elm forest mural and fabric formed concrete sculptural pillars.

The Elgin Avenue side has been stepped to generate a residential scale façade that preserves access to sunlight to the houses on the north side.

This beautiful glass staircase is located in the new Women and Newborn Hospital

The rooftop courtyard at the new Women’s Hospital

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