Jacky.W Design Crafts a Calming Dental Clinic in Wenzhou, China
A dental clinic must accomplish two crucial goals: It has to be safe, meeting complex medical requirements, while also feeling safe for clients nervous about delicate procedures. Jacky Wang, chief designer of Jacky.W Design—a 2018 Best of Year Award winner—balances both objectives elegantly with the 2000-square-foot Ruixiang Dental Clinic in China’s Wenzhou City.
Some things couldn’t be changed, including a quartet of load-bearing walls within which Wang sited rooms like bathrooms that didn’t need natural light. For the rest, beveled whitewashed corners and walls clad in warm Boxwood created the necessary—and necessarily separate—circulation routes for doctors, patients, and discarded medical supplies. And also a sense of ease, buttressed by cheerful signage of glowing green boxes and natural greenery. The design, Wang says, “gives a sense of a cozy house decorated with plants and woods in the spring sunshine.” Not a bad feeling for a busy doctor’s office.
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