USA (Shakopee, MN) | Healthcare | noraplan® valua™

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Special Care Unit institutes biophillic design

Challenge: Support top performing hospital with flooring that delivers a warm visual yet is extremely durable and easy to maintain.

noraplan® valua brings the beauty and serenity of nature-inspired texture and detail indoors - while meeting the combined values of ultra-durable performance, enhanced acoustics, added comfort, and improved indoor air quality for today‘s important spaces. With a linear structured surface, 32 calming colors, and two unique format options – sheet and plank ‒ noraplan® valua offers varying degrees of design contrast to support your desired outcomes supporting patients and caregivers in a healthcare setting.

St. Francis Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit medical center located on the southwestern edge of the Twin Cities metropolitan area in Shakopee, Minnesota. With 85 private rooms, St. Francis ranks in the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for care and quality.

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Building St. Francis Regional Medical Center
Architect Rhonda Charlson, Allina Health - Minneapolis, MN
Installation Year 2016


noraplan® valua™

Rubber floor covering in a linear structured surface for heavy traffic areas, with a calmingly tranquil color palette with a seamless natural texture.

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