Architectural Design Showcase: December 2013

This edition features 14 post-acute care facilities

The seventh installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features 14 post-acute care facility projects, including several LEED-certified, innovative designs.

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2013 Architectural Design Showcase
  • Designers from Array Architects planned the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital & Nursing Facility/LTACH. The combination SNF and LTACH is anticipated to earn LEED Gold certification once construction is completed in October 2013. This is one of the first publicly funded projects in New York City to be delivered utilizing Integrated Project Delivery methods. (© 2013 Halkin Mason Photography)

  • Designers from Davis Partnership Architects planned the 72,455 sq. ft. Rangely District Hospital. The facility features bright open spaces full of natural light, plants, homey living areas, and private residential suites with individual bathrooms. (© 2013 David Patterson)

  • Builders from DPR Construction have begun work on MonteCedro, a 331,200 sq. ft. facility designed by architects from Perkins Eastman. The retirement community will include 186 independent living units, 20 memory care units, and several support facilities when it is completed in the fall of 2016. (© 2012 Perkins Eastman)

  • Architects from Earl Swensson Associates designed the Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth. The 53,500-square-foot, two-story facility includes 50 private patient rooms, a 2,000-square-foot gymnasium, a therapy courtyard, multi-purpose lounges, a secured brain injury unit, and an indoor aquatic therapy pool. (© 2011 Glen E. Ellman)

  • The Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Care Center designed by architects from EwingCole includes a fitness and wellness club, physical therapy spaces, physician offices, dialysis rooms, a sleep center, a health food store, a retail pharmacy, a bookstore, a day spa, and a conference center. (© 2007 EwingCole)

  • Architects from Gensler designed Torrance Memorial and provided interior design services for all common areas, on-site pharmacy, café, and medical suites including cardiology, cancer care, and heart surgery. The facility offers home health, hospice, palliative care, and rehabilitation, in addition to many other medical services. (© 2012 Richard Hammond)

  • Architects from Gresham, Smith and Partners design services included architecture and interior design for the 48,000 sq. ft. HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. The facility features comprehensive inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapy services, an on-site therapy gym and cutting-edge rehab technologies. (© 2013 Ben Tanner)

  • Planners from HGA Architects and Engineers designed Sutter Roseville Medical Center Rehabilitation Institute. The design emphasizes daylight, views, efficiency, circulation clarity, and innovative technology in a patient-focused environment. (© 2008 Vance Fox Photography)

  • Architects from Hord Coplan Macht designed The Louis and Phyllis Friedman Neurological Rehabilitation Center at Sinai Hospital, a state-of-the art rehabilitation unit for traumatic brain injury patients. The project includes many new patient amenities that will assist with the healing process including an extensive rehab gym and naturally lit dining and common spaces. (© 2012 Alain Jaramillo)

  • VA Illiana Health Care System Danville Community Living Center was designed by architects from Perkins Eastman using best sustainable practices to meet LEED Silver standards.  The Community Living Centers feature open living areas and kitchens, short hallways, and direct views to common areas from bedrooms.  (© 2011 Sarah Mechling. Courtesy Perkins Eastman)

  • Designed by architects from Perkins+Will, the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital boasts LEED Gold certification and includes 132 inpatient beds (120 adult and 12 pediatric), as well as inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation gyms, pool, and therapy spaces. (© 2013 Anton Grassl/Esto)

  • Architects from RPA Design planned the addition for the W. G. Hefner VA Medical Center Hospice. Completed in July 2012, the facility includes 12 private rooms with patios, a family suite, a meditation room and chapel, and a game room. (© 2012 Jeff Holt)

  • Good Shepherd Cottage at Santa Teresita was designed by architects from SmithGroupJJR. The LEED Silver certified Good Shepherd Cottage is the first of six assisted living houses built on the campus. It is the first "Neighborhood of Care” envisioned in the master plan for the 12-acre site. (© 2012 Lawrence Anderson)

  • Architects from Stanley Beaman & Sears designed the Kennedy Krieger Institute Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building in Baltimore, MD. The facility provides therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults with spinal injuries or mild to severe brain disorders and developmental disabilities. (© 2009 Jim Roof Photography)

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