Tour the Topsham Medical Building, a public building with a distinct character and a layout that works for multiple functions, here.
The design process was made more complicated by starting with an existing building and by the need to accommodate eight different practices and a developer’s strict budget. How do you transform the identity of a big box Best Buy into a medical mall? What is an appropriate character for a medical mall? We answered these questions with a palette of inviting colors and economical materials in extremely efficient layouts. The building, which won’t be fully complete until November, has been seeing patients since August.