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Life Expression Wellness Center
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

 Temperate Continental climate

    Nescopeck Creek watershed

San Rafael Dave Deppen Green Architect Marin

 

Letter-One of the most welcoming and caring

health facilities in the eastern United

States.

 

The vibrant living roof of sedums is visible from

the road above the center. It immediately

communicates the life-affirming atmosphere.

 

A drive-thru canopy protects the patients

entering during rain and snow storms.

 

A family-friendly waiting room, educational

areas and well-planned exam and treatment

circulation all contribute to the experience this

center provides. All exam and treatment rooms

have natural daylighting and views of the

surrounding countryside.

 

Living roof – 5 inch thick soil mix

with sedum plantings

Passive solar

Natural daylighting throughout

Natural ventilation –

both cross and stack effect

Radiant heated floors

High efficiency Buterus boiler

Nontoxic interior finishes

 

CREDITS

CLIENT:   LIFE EXPRESSION WELLNESS CENTER

DAVE’S ROLE:   PROJECT ARCHITECT

ARCHITECTURAL FIRM:   VAN DER RYN ARCHITECTS

LIVING ROOF:   ROOFSCAPES

STRUCTURAL:   ROY ANDREWSON, AXIAL ENGINEERS

COST CONSULTANT:   SCOTT LEWIS

PHOTO:   CHARLIE MILLER / ROOFSCAPES

Life Expression Wellness Center
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Temperate Continental climate

Nescopeck Creek watershed

San Rafael, Dave Deppen Green Architect, Marin, Design With Nature

 

Letter-One of the most welcoming and

caring health facilities in the

eastern United States.

 

The vibrant living roof of sedums is

visible from the road above the center.

It immediately communicates the

life-affirming atmosphere.

 

A drive-thru canopy protects the patients

entering during rain and snow storms.

 

A family-friendly waiting room,

educational areas and well-planned

exam and treatment circulation all

contribute to the experience this

center provides. All exam and

treatment rooms have natural

daylighting and views of the

surrounding countryside.

 

Living roof – 5 inch thick soil mix

with sedum plantings

Passive solar

Natural daylighting throughout

Natural ventilation –

both cross and stack effect

Radiant heated floors

High efficiency Buterus boiler

Nontoxic interior finishes

 

 

CREDITS

CLIENT:   LIFE EXPRESSION WELLNESS CENTER

DAVE’S ROLE:   PROJECT ARCHITECT

ARCHITECTURAL FIRM:   VAN DER RYN

ARCHITECTS

LIVING ROOF:   ROOFSCAPES

STRUCTURAL:   ROY ANDREWSON, AXIAL ENGINEERS

COST CONSULTANT:   SCOTT LEWIS

PHOTO:   CHARLIE MILLER / ROOFSCAPES

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