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Primary Children’s Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT
2015 Honor Award Winner


Terrazzo Contractor
Finn-Wall Specialties
Midvale, UT

With 15 rich, dense colors mixed with glass, crushed mirror and marble, this project meets the goal of providing a vibrant, playful atmosphere for young patients. The stylized, cheery animals in water-jet-cut zinc are appropriately scaled for the space. All divider strips were placed by hand, for true circles and clean intersections. The 20,000-square-foot installation also includes six flights of precast terrazzo stairs, with landings poured-in-place to meet the precast edge for a nearly invisible seam. The floor was designed to respond to the flow of traffic and to connect the architecture with the furnishings.


  • Primary Childrens-1917-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1919-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1928-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1936-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1960-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1969-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1971-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1974-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1990-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1994-opt
  • Primary Childrens-1997-opt
  • Primary Childrens-2000-opt
  • Primary Childrens-2007-opt
  • Primary Childrens-2021-opt
  • Primary Childrens-2031-opt

MHTN Architects
Salt Lake City, UT

Amber Lake – MHTN Architects
Salt Lake City, UT

General Contractor
Jacobsen Construction
West Valley City, UT

Primary Children’s Hospital
Salt Lake City, UT

Resin Supplier
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

Aggregate Suppliers
Terrazzo & Marble Supply Companies

Precast Suppliers
Precast Terrazzo Enterprises

Divider Strip Supplier
National Metal Shapes

Daron Fowers