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Located at the City of Hope research and treatment center in Duarte, California, the pavilion features undulating, sinuous concrete walls that create seating areas around a century-old camphor tree. Functioning as a serene sanctuary where visitors can relax and take in the air, the pavilion features a subtle lighting system of 75 backlit LED plaques installed along the surfaces of both concrete walls.

Kaplan Family Pavilion, City of Hope, research and treatment center, outdoor garden, LEED Platinum certification, pavilion, Belzberg Architects, medical center, green architecture, LEDs, LED lighting, concrete walls, drought-tolerant plant species

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The 7,000-square-foot project comprises two buildings with exhibition and event spaces, offices and storage areas. Drought-tolerant plant species populate the site and, together with the openness of the building, help reduce heat gain.

+ Belzberg Architects

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Photos by Bruce Damonte