Van Diest Medical Center, is a single-story, 25-bed replacement hospital located in central Iowa. The new hospital was designed by Pope Architects through a process of engaging input from staff and community. Patient safety, wellness, efficiency and functionality were all key factors in the design.

The design incorporated natural materials and a warm color palette. Spacious rooms feature expansive 10-foot picture windows with calming views of the outdoors, eco-friendly materials, and dedicated lounge areas for visitors.