By Julie Washington | Posted April 07, 2019 at 05:00 AM
The pavilion’s centerpiece is a large central atrium, surmounted by a skylight that alternates long, skinny triangles of glass and covered steel trusses. (Lisa DeJong/The Plain Dealer)
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University created a multi-million-dollar home for a new trend in medical education and said, let there be light.
Sunlight pours through four-story-high glass walls and fin-shaped arches that appear to float underneath the glass roof of the new Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, creating a dramatic glow inside its football-field-sized atrium.
This building is where, starting this spring, future doctors, physician assistants, nurses and dentists will trade ideas and swap perspectives while learning