St. Gallen, Switzerland

Hospital Training Center, Rorschacherstrasse

Quality at the Forefront of Ceiling Design

The commercial building at No. 226 Rorschacherstrasse serves as a fusion of healthcare and education: a training facility for St. Gallen Cantonal Hospital. Externally blending with the urban streets of St. Gallen, the interior challenge was to create an immersive, expressive learning environment – a modern space to inspire excellence in healthcare.

Toying with light and shadow – and interior design expectations – the team created a playful stepped ceiling effect with custom METAL R-H 200 ceilings in the lobby and canteen, making an instant impact on visitors. METAL Sky Element Hook floating ceilings were combined with the METAL F-H 600 system in open plan areas and linear METAL Baffle Elements in the auditorium. The result: a strikingly geometric, accented ceiling that plays with planes while blending modernity and practicality – diffusing light and expressive design throughout the building.


  • Architekt: Forma Architekten AG
  • Auftraggeber: Siplan Herisau AG
  • Endkunde: St. Gallen Cantonal Hospital, Department Bau und Raum
  • Fotorechte: © Foto Lautenschlager


  • Segment: Healthcare
  • Raumtyp: Lobby / Corridor / Meeting Rooms / Open Spaces
  • Materialien: Metal
  • [Translate to Deutsch:] METAL V-P 500, Rd 1522, RAL 9016
  • [Translate to Deutsch:] Custom METAL R-H 200, Rd 1511, RAL 9016, various heights
  • [Translate to Deutsch:] METAL D-H 700, Rd 1511, RAL 9016 / METAL F-H 600, Rd 1511, RAL 9016
  • [Translate to Deutsch:] METAL F-H 600, Rd 1511, RAL 9016
  • [Translate to Deutsch:] Custom METAL R-H 200, Rd 1511, RAL 9016, various heights

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