WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital
West Virginia University
The freestanding Children’s Hospital on the Ruby Memorial campus of West Virginia University Medicine (WVUM) is not just a hospital. It is a facility that supports the delivery of highly specialized care for the kids of West Virginia and beyond. The main entry of the hospital is a grand, multi-story, light-filled space that welcomes one’s arrival with calming tones and clear wayfinding. The patient rooms begin on the sixth floor, offering stunning vistas of West Virginia’s mountainous topography. The design offers the patient and family control of room lighting including color and ambiance through manipulatable LED light fixtures.