Choreographed LED Light, Laser Cut Stainless Steel, LED Light Sculpture, Public Art, Sculpture
Laser Cut Stainless Steel - Choreographed LED Light Sculpture
Weed Hospital - Fort Irwin, CA
Laser Cut Polished Stainless Steel with Choreographed LED Lighting - 8’D
The Weed Hospital is an award winning conceptual design that shatters boundaries in medical facility design. The project delivery team, through sustained partnering efforts, has proven substantial environmental benefits. Deedee Morrison’s Courage sculpture is a laser cut stainless steel sphere with energy efficient LED Lighting that is powered off the solar grid from the hospital. The compelling work that honors the medical care facility and the soldiers, military families, and retirees in the Fort Irwin community. The sculpture celebrates with choreographed lighting, the entire hospital staff and the brigade units at the National Training Center that serve the US military all over the world.
The Weed Army Community Hospital opens at Fort Irwin, boasts unprecedented achievements in green and sustainable design for medical facilities. The new 217,000-ft² Weed Army Community Hospital is the first hospital in the world to achieve LEED Platinum certification, net zero energy, carbon neutrality, and xeriscaping. A two-megawatt solar energy farm generates all of its energy needs. A net zero energy building is defined as producing a greater than or equal amount of renewable energy than is consumed over the course of an operational year.
With tens of millions of dollars invested in training brigade-sized units annually, more reliable infrastructure is paramount to ensure training continues uninterrupted. It is imperative that the soldiers and family members receive appropriate healthcare. The wording on the sphere support the staff and clients of the Weed Army Hospital.
Laser Cut Polished Stainless Steel with Choreographed LED Lighting System - 8' Sphere -