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Nemours – Alfred I. DuPont
Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE
2017 Honor Award Winner

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Terrazzo Contractor
Roman Mosaic & Tile Company
West Chester, PA

This children’s hospital expansion centers on a spectacular lobby and open, five-story atrium. The focal point of the 42,000-square-foot terrazzo floor is the cheerful sunburst with its rays; a geometric spiral of simple shapes and seven bright colors. Eye-directing patterns and colors guide the flow of movement within the neutral palette of the atrium. Multiple arcs flow smoothly from one end of the space to the other, taking into account walls and other obstacles. The sunburst is designed to define an area as a stage for live performances that patients on all floors can see from their care unit.


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Architect
FKP Architects
Houston, TX

General Contractor
SKANSKA USA Building
Tampa, FL

Owner
Nemours Foundation
Jacksonville, FL

Resin Supplier
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

Aggregate Suppliers
Arim, Inc.
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

Divider Strip Supplier
Manhattan American Terrazzo Strip Company

Photographer
Brycen Fischer