the North Shore-Long
Island Jewish Health System, Rockwell Group created an interactive interior
design based on the belief that art and play have a vital role in children’s
Can art make a hospital healthier?
The project aims to make a positive space that gives patients a sense of control over their environment by creating reassuring and stimulating experiences.
A virtual aquarium created by Rockwell Group LAB lets visitors create and release fish into a tank.
Colorful niches for toys and books are within easy reach for children.
Each of three floors becomes a unique ecosystem.
In settings that evoke forests, mountains, and oceans, patients are encouraged to improve their own physical and emotional well-being through imaginative play and self-expression. The design lets families spend time together throughout the healing process.