MICHAEL GRAVES: Past as Prologue GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE

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On October 18, 2014, Grounds For Sculpture opens its Fall/Winter exhibition season, headlined with a remarkable installation of work by internationally acclaimed artist and architect, Michael Graves. The exhibition, entitled Past as Prologue, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Graves’ design firm and its five decades of visionary work. The exhibition will feature a tour through seminal architecture and product design projects, and will display some of Graves’ original works of art, including sculpture and paintings. It will reflect the evolution of Mr. Graves’ core design principles and how the past influences the present, setting the stage for the future.

Exhibit Includes: Shore Orthopaedic University Associates, Somers Point, NJ

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Shore Ortho featured in ARCHITECT Magazine Article

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Two worlds and two community health needs.

AIA FEATURE – July 2014

Michael Graves, FAIA, has a distinct interest in upgrading the spaces, equipment, and patient experience in the average healthcare project. “I was paralyzed 10 years ago, and as I went from hospital to hospital—eight of them, actually, and four rehab centers—I realized that it wasn’t exactly Third World but it wasn’t much better,” he told the audience at the ribbon-cutting earlier this year for his firm’s Shore Orthopaedic Group building, in Somers Point, N.J. Graves is well-regarded as an advocate for smart healthcare spaces and more ergonomic and intuitive products, having been named by Healthcare Design magazine as one of the field’s most influential figures in 2010. The following year, he was featured as a TEDMED speaker and, in 2013, President Barack Obama appointed Graves to the U.S. Access Board.

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MICHAEL GRAVES & ASSOCIATES COMPLETES NEW HEADQUARTERS FOR SHORE ORTHOPAEDIC UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATES – PROJECT ENCOMPASSES STRATEGIC PLANNING, ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS AND GRAPHIC DESIGN

Design incorporates a “Patient First” approach & “Lean Design Principles,” creating a facility that is equal to the excellence of care provided.

PRINCETON, N.J. – International architects Michael Graves & Associates (MGA), in collaboration with Shore Orthopaedic doctors and Scarborough Properties, announce the completion of the headquarters and medical office building for Shore Orthopaedic University Associates in Somers Point, New Jersey.  The 10,300 square foot newly constructed facility utilizes a “Patient First” design approach based on “Lean Design Principles.” The new clinic houses exam rooms, x-ray imaging services, offices, public lobby and waiting room, staff lounge, physical therapy facility, medical offices, conference space and an outdoor relaxation garden.  MGA designed the entire project from strategic planning, architecture and interior design, to furniture, graphic design, company branding, website and marketing graphics.

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