Teck ACC Colours + Critters: Interior Design Announced

Curious about what the Teck ACC’s interior will look like? Inspired by BC’s natural beauty, each floor will have its own colours and critters that will support wayfinding for patients and staff.


Pictured above: the renderings of the TACC lobby. The lighting will change through out the day to mirror the lighting outside.

After much planning and consultation with patients, families and staff, the colours and critters that will mark each floor in the Teck Acute Care Centre (Teck ACC) at BC Children's Hospital have been finalized.

Inspired by the beauty of British Columbia’s natural landscape, each floor of the Teck ACC will be represented by a feature of the province’s terrain, from the ocean floor to majestic mountains and from sweeping meadows to lush forests. 

The Teck ACC will be first and foremost a place of healing, but it is also a canvas to help create a comforting and welcoming environment for patients and their families. 

A unique feature of this design process is that all of the design options have been evaluated throughout the design process by patients, families, care providers, physicians and staff. Each group was asked what they wanted to see in the new hospital and the designs and colours schemes chosen reflect those decisions. Their input and feedback has been invaluable throughout the consultation process.

Below is a one page look at the colours and critters for all floors of the new Teck Acute Care Centre. For larger images, please visit our image gallery

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