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Essentia's 'Vision Northland' project wins design award

Essentia Health’s Vision Northland project was selected for an Honorable Mention award in Healthcare Design Magazine’s 2020 Design Showcase. EwingCole, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Philadelphia, led the design.

The panelists noted the design’s “innovative use of materials, shapes and forms and leveraging daylighting, nature and views,” along with being “mindful of social responsibility, with passive solar, vegetative roof, etc. This project is probably the most advanced and conscientious of that.”

Construction on the project began in Septe...