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.

Project Facts

  • Architect: Forma Architekten AG
  • Contractor: Siplan Herisau AG
  • Client: St. Gallen Cantonal Hospital, Department Bau und Raum
  • Photography Copyright: © Foto Lautenschlager

Project Information

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Room Type: Lobby / Corridor / Meeting Rooms / Open Spaces
  • Materials: Metal
  • METAL V-P 500, Rd 1522, RAL 9016
  • Custom METAL R-H 200, Rd 1511, RAL 9016, various heights
  • METAL D-H 700, Rd 1511, RAL 9016 / METAL F-H 600, Rd 1511, RAL 9016
  • METAL F-H 600, Rd 1511, RAL 9016
  • Custom METAL R-H 200, Rd 1511, RAL 9016, various heights

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