BH exterior croppedFive months after opening its doors, our Building Hope expansion is back in the news. Modern Healthcare magazine gave the facility a Design Award of Excellence – the top honor in the magazine’s annual design competition.

The competition’s 76 entries were judged on design excellence, functional utility, flexibility and response to patients and families. The only other entry to receive an Award of Excellence in this year’s competition was Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. 

Designed by ZGF Architects, the Building Hope expansion provides cancer care, critical care and emergency care. “The award is an honor for us, but more importantly, it’s a direct reflection of Seattle Children’s commitment to innovation, good design and building a hospital for the future,” said Anita Rossen, associate partner with ZGF.