Orlando, FL




Architecture, Interior Design

The newly renovated 15,000-square-foot AdventHealth Apopka pediatric office provides a playful, reassuring atmosphere for kids visiting the doctor. The Gresham Smith-designed facility, which is located in the Orlando, Florida area, features a playful forest theme, helping pediatric patients feel at ease and ready for a wild time.

exam rooms

In the lobby, large suspended leaves overhead guide children into the “forest” and a tree-like reception desk welcomes patients and parents at check-in. Green paths with bear paw prints guide little explorers through the space, with a leafy wall, log stools and a modified treehouse along the way.

a colorful waiting room in a pediatrician’s office
a father and son in an exam room in a pediatrician’s office

A divider wall in the waiting area separates well patients from sick patients while maintaining visibility for staff, and a television provides a positive distraction. In exam rooms, child-height counters make the space accessible, while custom locking millwork keeps medical supplies out of curious hands. Colored block walls and ceiling art in procedure rooms help distract patients from the not-so-fun moments of a doctor’s visit.