Tasked with the challenge of providing a multipurpose, contemplative space for a wide range of moods and emotions, Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design (CBBLD) organized the Cancer Center’s Quiet Room with the tranquility of nature in mind.
The room's circular shape creates a cocoon-like feel, and gives patients and their families a secure sense of place.
The focal point of the space is an illuminated glass sculpture surrounded by seating banquettes accented with wood trellises.
Two strings of color-changing, linear LED fixtures, programmed with individual nodes, simulate the rippling of water on the surface of the glass, which is textured to add to the overall effect.
CBBLD also outfitted the room’s ceiling coves and walls with linear RGB LEDs. This allows the color of the entire space to subtly shift from red...