Kaiser Permanente – Abingdon Medical Office Building

  • area / size 20,000 sqft
  • Completed 2017
  • Array Architects were tasked with completing the Abingdon Medical Office Building for Kaiser Permanente for varying patient needs in Abingdon, Maryland.

    Array’s team worked collaboratively with Kaiser Permanente to expand their health network north of Baltimore, Maryland. The team collaborated with the base building architect and contractors, hired by a developer, during design development to create a continuous Kaiser experience from the moment members walk through the main doors. The interior design pulls from the vibrant culture of Harford County, MD which was and still remains to be vastly rural farm lands. The patterning in the carpet represents the divided land, while the bright colors symbolize the vegetation that flourishes throughout the area. The design team strived to meld Kaiser Permanente’s branding and environmental identity with the rich history of Harford County, as the members of this area have had to travel upwards of a half an hour in order to get their routine primary care done.

    The planning of the facility challenged Array’s design team as the relatively small foot print required many functionalities as well as ample space for growth. The planning lead an open first floor that could utilize a shared waiting for laboratory, pharmacy and radiology functions. A centralized check in for the entire facility, helped to reduce the amount of administrative space spread throughout the facility. Guests are directed to the second floor waiting room for any family medicine or specialty visits. The rotating specialties allow for this facility to serve all of their member’s needs without over building before gaining the numbers for this new area.

    Architect: Array Architects
    Photography: Jeffrey Totaro