Architectural Design Showcase: June 2014

The ninth Design Showcase features 26 facilities

The ninth installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features 26 medical office buildings, urgent care facilities, retail clinics, and ambulatory care centers.  

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  • Designers from Array Architects created a "Gateway for Health" at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Medical Office Building & Urgent Care Clinic where patients can be scheduled more conveniently and treated more quickly in a less clinical environment. (© 2009 J. Miles Wolf) Read an interview with the St. Elizabeth building's architect.

  • Architects from CannonDesign translated the building blocks and graphic conventions of neuroscience into built form when they designed the Indiana University Neuroscience Center of Excellence. Public balconies and stairs exposed to lower levels support physical mobility and promote spatial cohesion while color and interior geometry reinforce destinations and provide wayfinding. (© 2012 James Steinkamp, Steinkamp Photography)

  • Clark Patterson Lee designed the FirstHealth Hoke Medical Office Building to offer as much clinical flexibility and spatial overlap as possible.  All of the clinical spaces were designed to allow multiple provider practice types to flex into the same clinical footprint on different days. (© 2012 Marc Anthony Photography) Read an interview with the FirstHealth building's architect.

  • Designed by architects from DesignGroup, the first floor of OhioHealth Westerville Freestanding Emergency Department features a full service pharmacy, including a retail component accessible from the new MOB lobby, an outpatient imaging suite, and small retail café. (© 2012 Illumination Studio, Eric Wagner)

  • Duke Realty’s Comprehensive Care medical office building facilities offer collaborative clinical spaces, enhanced outside-in concepts, and creative and cost effective building solutions in an outpatient care environment that supports health care in communities throughout the U.S. (© 2007 Karen Vance Photography, LLC)

  • Designers from Eppstein Uhen Architects employed lean design to create Froedtert Orthopedic, Sports and Spine Center. The facility is designed to support a team-based approach to patient care and features standardized exam rooms with multiple entry ways to improve staff and patient flow. (© 2014 Tricia Shay)

  • Penn Medicine at Washington Square was designed by architects from EwingCole. The project utilizes circular flow in each department within the facility to avoid bottlenecks at each stage of care. (© 2014 Barry Halkin, Halkin Mason Photography, LLC)

  • Flad Architects designed UF Health Medical Office Building, Springhill to house specialty practices in neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, dermatology, and women’s health. (© 2013 Johnston Photography)

  • Gensler designed the core and shell and provided the interior design for The Physician’s Medical Park, a sustainable office space that includes an on-site pharmacy, café, and medical suites. (© 2013 Richard Hammond)

  • Maury Regional Health Center, Spring Hill, designed by architects from HFR Design, meets the needs of community that has grown tremendously in the last two decades by housing several new medical office buildings and an ambulatory surgery center. (© 2013 HFR Design)

  • Architects at Hord Coplan Macht designed the Queen Anne’s County Medical Park located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The first phase of the project was a freestanding emergency center. This will be followed by two 3-story, medical office buildings. (© 2012 Alan Gilbert)

  • Architects from IKM, Inc. designed Peters Outpatient Center to be conveniently accessible to consumers and to support an expanding catchment area. The center offers imaging modalities, lab, primary care, specialists, rotating subspecialists, and a café. (© 2013 IKM)

  • The AltaMed Clinic of the Future (COTF) designed by Jensen+Partners healthcare planners and architects in collaboration with AltaMed clinical experts will feature best-practice standards for collaborative care in a primary and multi-specialty clinical environments. Eight distinct aspects of architectural branding were key to the COTF design: the elements range from "Artwork Everywhere" to a series of signature rooms for patient and staff use. (© 2013 Jensen+Partners)

  • Designed by architects from Kahler SlaterMeriter – Monona Clinic and Meriter – DeForest Clinic were designed simultaneously, to improve access to primary and specialty care to their widening service area. To reduce footsteps and improve efficiency, clinical care modules with standard room layouts were designed to allow flexing of exam rooms between practices, accommodating peaks in utilization. (© 2012 Dana Wheelock Photography)

  • MHTN Architects partnered with HOK to design Primary Children's Hospital Ambulatory Care Center  to accommodate high exam room utilization. The facility features universal exam rooms that allow multiple specialties to flex in and out of exam pods based on scheduling demands and electronic wayfinding to assist in efficient patient flow. (© 2012 MHTN Architects)

  • Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center (CAIHC) was designed by architects from NBBJ to reflect the neighborhood and cultural drivers present in the surrounding community. The result was a state-of-the-art “Super Clinic” that provides multigenerational healthcare and weaves natural environment, modern healing, and community building into a place where cultures come to gather. (© 2013 Sean Airhart, NBBJ)

  • Architects from the The Neenan Company designed and built the 87th Avenue multispecialty practice facility for The Vancouver Clinic with patient-centered care in mind. From arrival to discharge patients are exposed to daylighting, water features and wayfinding concepts that resemble hotel facilities. (© 2012 LaCasse Photography)

  • Architects and engineers from Page transformed a two-story retail space, which formerly housed a Borders bookstore, into a neighborhood clinic for Kelsey-Seybold.  The clinic provides patients with easy access to physicians in nine medical specialties, along with an in-house pharmacy and services such as labs and x-rays.  (© 2014 Slyworks Photography)

  • Perkins+Will designed the core and shell of the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network Medical Office Building. The office was conceived as a seamless extension of the overall facility, with contiguous internal circulation, a complementary architectural expression, and a commitment to sustainability. (© 2012 Halkin Mason Photography LLC)

  • Architects from The S/L/A/M Collaborative, Inc. designed Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center in Westbrook, CT. The new facility includes a helipad, MRI suite, radiological services, infusion therapy suite, lab services, separate women's imaging suite, and an expanded emergency center. (© 2014 John Giammatteo)

  • SmithGroup JJR worked with MetroHealth to develop a system-wide prototype for its health centers that are modular, scalable, and adaptable. The first to be built, the Middleburg Heights November Family Health Center, offers primary care, specialty care, imaging, laboratory services, and express care. (© 2013 Mort Tucker)

  • Architects from Stanley, Beaman & Sears were inspired by the architecture of the heart when designing The Gwinnett Cardiology Group’s medical office building. The building contains two `ventricles': one side houses a suite of exam rooms, and the other accommodates sophisticated diagnostics facilities. (© 2006 Jonathan Hillyer Photography)

  • Main Line Health Center Exton Square Mall was designed by architects from Stantec to meet demand for convenient access. This renovation brings outpatient services, such as urgent care, infusion, and imaging to an enclosed retail mall. (© 2014 Jeffrey Totaro)

  • Steffian Bradley Architects “imagineered” the Baystate Children's Specialty Center to be a whimsical, interactive healthcare environment to help young patients cope with the anxiety of medical treatment. This high-tech center features 15 pediatric specialties, dedicated play spaces, colorful furnishings and hands-on activities. (© 2014 Bruce T. Martin)

  • Designed by architects from Thomas, Miller & Partners, Siloam Springs Medical Arts Center’s  exterior emulates the language of the adjacent hospital, giving the site a cohesive campus feel and serving as a "front door" to the hospital campus. (© 2013 Main Street Studios, Siloam Springs, AR)

  • Architects from TRO Jung|Brannen designed the Newton-Wellesley Ambulatory Care Center to reflect Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s brand and high level of patient care. The facility includes rehabilitation, spine, and pain management services. (© 2013 Richard Mandelkorn Photography)

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