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AbilityLab / Interior Design Magazine

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The Rehabilitation Center of Chicago’s CEO and president, Joanne Smith brought on Clive Wilkinson Architects, HDR, and Gensler for a brilliant collaboration and rebranding of the center into the new and improved Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. The new lab brings researchers, doctors, nurses, and patients into one place that builds off of progress through collaboration. By bringing each sector together with no offices, barriers, or hierarchies, the physicians and therapists are connected with the recovery process. We are so excited to have worked on this breakthrough in healthcare design.


Client: Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

Industry: Healthcare

Location: Chicago, IL

Scope: Custom Screens, Carts, Workstations, Pod.

Materials: Steel, Perforated Steel, Felt, Dry Erase Powder Coating, Vinyl

Design Firm: Clive Wilkinson Architects

Photography: Michael Moran/Otto

Project completed in 2017

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CUSTOM SCREENS

The Arms & Hands AbilityLab’s custom privacy screen is perforated, powder-coated steel.

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THINK & SPEAK'S CUSTOM THERAPY POD

Think & Speak’s vinyl-upholstered custom therapy pod with sliding screen doors. Tables and privacy screens to the right.

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INSIDE THE CUSTOM THERAPY POD

A sneak peak into the clean interior of our vinyl-upholstered therapy pod. Our engineers wanted to create an open environment when necessary and the option of privacy if needed.

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ROLLING CABINETS & DESKS + PRIVACY WORKSTATIONS

Custom perforated steel rolling desks and steel cabinets with powder coating in the Legs & Walking AbilityLab.

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Read the full article on Interior Design Magazine here!