Architecture and Design

10 Coolest Buildings in Metro Phoenix

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Good Samaritan Hospital

Despite being built in 1982, Good Samaritan Hospital, still manages to maintain a futuristic aesthetic. The 12-story tower constructed out of shelled concrete was designed by Chicago architect Bertrand Goldberg, who is best known for Chicago-based works like the Marina City complex. The hospital was one of many healthcare facilities designed by Goldberg and featured nurses as the central nervous system of the structure with each floor of the 720-bed tower organized into 15-bed "clusters" surrounding the nurses stations for efficiency.

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