About The Turek Clinic
“We really need a very non-medical, medical space for my vision of a men’s health care practice” Dr. Paul Turek told Cass Calder Smith of CCS Architecture who recently designed The Turek Clinic offices in San Francisco.
“Most men are intimidated by doctor’s offices and try to avoid them as much as possible, so this space must be inviting, comfortable and convenient” said Dr. Turek.
True to this philosophy, the CCS team designed the project as three main areas; reception, administrative, and clinical. The reception area is essentially the ‘living room’ characterized by rich coffee colored walls, dark carpet, and floor to ceiling windows on two sides that provide views of the neighborhood and bay. Furniture includes a dynamic mix of mid-century items for patrons to enjoy. The administrative areas are an extension of the reception area – where the rich walls and dark carpet lead to private offices and a conference room.
The clinical section of the office – an all-white space reminiscent of the clean white rooms and hallways from hospitals of the 1950′s and 1960′s – acts as the essential counterpoint to the dark toned reception area.
The overall ambiance is serene, practical, and very inviting for care.