Metal Architecture Magazine Recognizes Samuel U Rodgers Health Center

Samual U Rodgers Health Care CenterA Protective Wing: Samuel U Rodgers Health Center provides nurturing and help to the needy in times of trouble

The February 2015 issue of Metal Architecture magazine reviews the design theme and creative use of metal by Garcia Architecture LLC.

Dr. Samuel U Rodgers founded the health center in 1967 to serve the poor, uninsured and needy of Kansas City. It was the first federally recognized community health center in Missouri and only the fourth in the nation.

When the building it had occupied since 1971 was no longer functional for modern health care needs, it retained Rafael Garcia, AIA, Garcia Architecture, Kansas City, to build a new center on property it owned next the building, and Garcia turned to the Pelican for inspiration.  Read more…

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