The Mission of Hospital for Special Surgery is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education. The project goal fully develops the HSS strategy of combining “one-stop-shopping” for related services in their suburban satellite locations, combining related services to maximize patient convenience. The new Center was designed to provide outpatients access to the same level of world-class musculoskeletal care as the main Manhattan campus, in a convenient Westchester county location. Design of the 55,000 sf Center focused on creating a wellness retreat more reminiscent of a spa than a hospital. Using natural materials contrasted with a white, crisp framework, the public spaces evoke a sense of calmness that offers patients and visitors a relaxing place to wait.