Linear Accelerator

Maine Medical Center in Portland fully embraced the growing trend toward creating healing environments when it set out to design a new Linear Accelerator. The Linear Accelerator was located in a room with 7-foot thick concrete walls and ceilings to minimize radiation scatter. To counter the intimidating reality of equipment standing over nine feet tall, concrete walls were softened by rich wood and warm fabrics, and a sophisticated lighting and ceiling system of translucent, undulating screens and sculpture recreates a lazy summer morning. From a patient perspective, the concrete ceilings are transformed — staring up at it you see sunlight filtering through the strong, winding branches of an old oak tree.

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Portsmouth NH
273 Corporate Dr
Suite 100
Portsmouth NH 03801

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Jacksonville FL (FL Reg AA 26001197)
301 West Bay Street
Suite 1471
Jacksonville FL 32202

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