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A look at Loma Linda’s big new hospital, by the numbers – Press Enterprise

268 feet of Loma Linda University Health Dennis and Carol Troche Medical Campus It will officially open on Sunday, August 8th.

The building is the new 16-story home of Loma Linda’s Adult Hospital and features a 9-story expansion of the Children’s Hospital.

The second tallest building in San Bernardino County, the second tallest hospital in the state, the heaviest building per square foot in North America, and built with a nature theme from its roots to its tallest branches. increase.

In 1901, one of the founders of the hospital, Ellen White, had a vision of a patient sitting in a wheelchair under a tent-like canopy, said Rich Durham, a partner at NBBJ, who designed the building. Stated.

“The graphics inside take in the theme of caring for nature and emphasize it throughout the building,” he said when standing in the lobby with the image of leaves on the walls and ceiling. Told. “You nod a little to this concept of bringing in nature and connecting it.”

He said the theme would help reduce patient stress and relieve staff fatigue and burnout.

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