IMAAGE PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER AND MEDI-SPA
The Imaage spa and aesthetic plastic surgery center is a two story medical
office building whose design reflects the cutting edge techniques performed
An avid art collector and ardent follower of contemporary architecture, the
doctor worked closely with JRA to develop a progressive building form that
would be both a powerful advertisement for his practice and a carefully
abstracted analogy of the work he performs.
The building exterior is marked by three dominant features: an overlapping,
softly curving zinc-clad shell enclosing the treatment rooms and waiting areas;
a two story glass entrance atrium bounded by a sculptural slate wall and
elevator tower; and a monolithic operating room suite block that anchors the
composition’s other two elements.
The interior design further identifies the individual character of the three
primary programmatic elements: day lit offices and treatment rooms wrap
an uninterrupted circulation spine which in turn embraces a gently contoured
reception and waiting room; interplay of three overlapping arcs is expressed in
the entrance atrium’s grand stair and mezzanine, terrazzo floor, and sculptural
ceiling planes; and utility and cleanliness is evident throughout the surgery
procedure suite’s carefully choreographed room sequence.