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Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

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Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Chicago
Illinois
Completion Date
2017
Size
12,234 sq ft.
Garden Roof Assembly Ultimate Assembly
Owner
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Architect
HDR
General Contractor
Power Construction Company
Awards
IL-ASLA 2018 Merit Award
Project Type
New Construction

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an amazing example of vegetated roofs being implemented on hospitals and healthcare facilities to create easy access to therapeutic environments for patients. By utilizing the Garden Roof and Ultimate Assembly, the design and construction team has done an amazing job in finding innovative and flexible ways to connect patients and staff with nature in both indoor and outdoor settings!