Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority Analenisgi
Art Count: 15
Timeline: September 2020 – January 2021
Project Type: New Construction /Hospital Addition
The Analenisgi Recovery Center: A New Day Brings New Hope “This expansion is the latest piece of the puzzle in battling addiction in our community. The thoughtful and beautiful blend of functionality and comfort is a demonstration of the care compassion and consideration the CIHA leadership and staff have put into this building. Facility design incorporates elements to ensure family togetherness even during the chaos caused by addition. The integration of soft and gentle themes throughout this facility reveals the heartfelt thought not only to provide safe and effective service but also comfort and security.
The careful effort to create a balanced and peaceful atmosphere validates CIHA’s understanding that to help and individual go to live a healthy content life you must heal mental emotional and spiritual state of individuals
This facility balances crisis intervention needed by those suffering from withdrawal with long term peer support needed by those working thought the trials of recovery.”
Richard Sneed, EBCI Principal Chief, – words from the dedication Ceremony
DAS proposed and vetted art by enrolled (EBCI) artists that would both visually and emotionally support the building design and patients throughout their journey. Intentional artwork supports Cherokee culture and enhances the peaceful and balanced design directives.