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Perfect Harmony

The newly opened Museo Institute for the Medical Arts bridges the gap between healing and art.

Article by River Oaks Lifestyle Staff

Photography by Slyworks Photography

Originally published in River Oaks Lifestyle

Museo Institute for the Medical Arts is a first-of-its-kind 10-story class "AA" LEED-certified medical office building in Houston's Museum District. The brainchild of Dr. Mike Mann and designed by PJMD Architects, the building represents a bridge between the visual and healing arts. 

In addition to outdoor terraces, vibrant landscaping, and fountains, the next-generation building features a replica of the Winged Victory of Samothrace sculpture that resides in The Louvre Museum in Paris, France. 

"This is a medical building, so I wanted a facility where people would walk in and feel uplifted about visiting the doctor. I can't tell you how many times I have personally dreaded going to the doctor," said Dr. Mann. "This is a temple of healing, and for me, it is a temple of love. That is what it represents to me, my family, and everyone who worked on this facility."