Beckett Springs Behavioral Health Hospital
West Chester, Ohio
The Kleingers Group provided survey, civil engineering, and landscape architecture design services for the 37,000 square foot behavioral hospital offers 48 beds and will focus on mental health care and addiction treatment. The facility will provide inpatient treatment, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services to both adults and seniors. Site design elements included a courtyard in the middle of the building. A curvilinear trail around the on-site pond was also created to provide vantage points from multiple areas of the facility.
The facility was was designed to create interest in the landscape throughout the year with color and texture. The design includes a walking trail along the perimeter of the property that meanders through meadows; a courtyard designed with functionality, aesthetics, and safety; flowering plantings that sway in the wind to aid in relaxation; patient gardening area; and a basketball court and cornhole areas for active recreation.