North Units
North Units

Retreat facility and elevated "treetop" circulation 

Entry
Entry

Revealing the main retreat center

South Retreat Units
South Retreat Units

The group of units to the south are organized in a ring facing into a central space. These units are intended for corporate groups that intend on participating in communal activities.

North Unit
North Unit

Interior view looking into the forest from the upper floor of the unit

North Units
North Units

View from the forest

Rooftop
Rooftop

Covered shell structure on the rooftop event space, green roof, and glass daylight opening into the atrium

Program Strategies Diagram
Program Strategies Diagram

The program of our retreat was based on research my group found on factors that lead to medical professionals "burning out". We broke these factors into categories with individual strategies to treat the symptoms that visitors choose to focus on.

Des Moines Metro Area
Des Moines Metro Area

Map that calls out the location of each facility in the Mercy Health Network, and the average transit time to the retreat facility. 

 Hand rendered perspective section cut relating the program strategies to the different areas of the retreat facility

Hand rendered perspective section cut relating the program strategies to the different areas of the retreat facility

Sketches Layout 2.jpg
Sketched Plans
Sketched Plans
North Units
Entry
South Retreat Units
North Unit
North Units
Rooftop
Program Strategies Diagram
Des Moines Metro Area
 Hand rendered perspective section cut relating the program strategies to the different areas of the retreat facility
Sketches Layout 2.jpg
Sketched Plans
North Units

Retreat facility and elevated "treetop" circulation 

Entry

Revealing the main retreat center

South Retreat Units

The group of units to the south are organized in a ring facing into a central space. These units are intended for corporate groups that intend on participating in communal activities.

North Unit

Interior view looking into the forest from the upper floor of the unit

North Units

View from the forest

Rooftop

Covered shell structure on the rooftop event space, green roof, and glass daylight opening into the atrium

Program Strategies Diagram

The program of our retreat was based on research my group found on factors that lead to medical professionals "burning out". We broke these factors into categories with individual strategies to treat the symptoms that visitors choose to focus on.

Des Moines Metro Area

Map that calls out the location of each facility in the Mercy Health Network, and the average transit time to the retreat facility. 

Hand rendered perspective section cut relating the program strategies to the different areas of the retreat facility

Sketched Plans
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