Quiet Room, Duke Cancer Center

3 years ago
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The Quiet Room, a self-contained, circular space within the Duke Cancer Center, focuses on the user's experience by engaging their senses. This single room offers a contemplative space for one to a dozen people, a calming oasis amidst the institutional activity that surrounds it. When patients, family, and staff face life-changing issues, each will have different emotional and physical needs.The Quiet Room addresses this wide range with simple references to nature and subtle manipulations of light and sound.