Architectural Design Showcase: December 2016

The 19th Design Showcase features 23 inpatient towers

The 19th installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features 23 inpatient towers.

Click through the slideshow to see the projects, and check out our interactive map below of all the facilities that have been featured in Architectural Design Showcases.

2016 Architectural Design Showcase
  • The five-story addition to the M. T. Mustian Center at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare will house a new surgery and critical care tower to replace the hospital's existing operating rooms and related support spaces. Gresham, Smith and Partners designed the tower to facilitate horizontal and vertical expansion. It broke ground in June 2016. (©2016 Gresham, Smith and Partners)
  • The five-story expansion of St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, Minn. was part of a master plan by ERDMAN that included an initial shell completed in 2012 and a surgical suite completed in 2015. The surgical suite features two 1,200 SF hybrid ORs designed with flexibility for a second operating table. (© 2016 ERDMAN)
  • The expansion of the Richland, Wash. Kadlec Regional Medical Center - River Pavilion Patient Tower by Davis Partnership Architects adds an additional four stories, including 94 new private rooms. This state-of-the-art project incorporates lean thinking, evidence-based design and Planetree principles throughout the entire project duration. (© 2016 Rick Keating)
  • The circular shape of the Sutter Health Alta Bates Summit Medical Center Patient Pavilion in Oakland, Calif., allows for a centralized staff support area and reduced travel distances. Along with maximized window size, Devenney Group architects designed a family zone in each room to comfortably integrate family space within the clinical environment. (©2014 Devenney Group)
  • Array is providing process improvement planning and design services for Inspira Health Network's new Inpatient Bed Tower. The plans for the Mullica Hill, N.J. tower will sustain clinical care, accommodate growth, and provide space for additional service lines and improved operational performance throughout the system. (©2016 Array Architects)
  • Located on the duPont's estate, the 547,500 SF expansion of the Nemours Foundation Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children meets the region's growth needs. The Wilmington, Del. facility designed by FKP includes acute care beds, PICU beds, ED beds, cafeteria, a gift shop and a safety store. The project also includes an underground garage, heli-stop, and roof-gardens. (© 2016 Brad Feinknopf)
  • The 152-bed expansion of the Scripps Networks Tower at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn. includes a 44-bed all-private NICU. The tower was designed to elevate service, rightsize existing programs, and provide programmatic flexibility. Family suites, a resource center, and roof gardens offer patients and families respite and access to natural light. Shepley Bulfinch is the project’s Design Architect, in association with Architect of Record BarberMcMurry Architects of Knoxville, TN. (© 2015 Shepley Bulfinch)
  • The adult and pediatric tower at Baptist Medical Center/Wolfson Children’s Hospital is an extension of the existing facility in downtown Jacksonville, Fla. The tower, designed by Stanley Beaman & Sears, Inc. features hybrid surgical suites, spacious patient rooms, and a nature motif of rivers, forests, and grasslands to reflect the natural surroundings. (© 2013 Jim Roof Creative)
  • The Duke Medicine Pavilion in Durham, NC, was conceived as the front door and centerpiece of a complex of new clinical facilities. Designed by Perkins + Will, it adds 16 new operating suites and 160 critical/intermediate care beds and connects three surrounding buildings. (© 2013 Robert Benson)
  • An existing MOB was encapsulated by the new North Tower at CHI Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. to create a single entry point at the first level. ESa developed a process of replacing-in-place, in which the existing North Tower was developed to include 126 new patient rooms—106 in acute care and 20 in CCU). (©2014 Michael Peck)
  • The Northwest Tower at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif. was designed to allow flexibility for future growth and offer the latest technology for patient care. The team from Taylor Design paid special attention to design elements that are proven to reduce stress and length of stay and enhance communication between caregivers and patients. (©2014 RMA Photography Inc.)
  • UF Health Shands Hospital is building a new 520,000 SF specialty tower to consolidate cardiac and neurology services in an integrated facility in Gainesville, Fla.Providing inpatient and outpatient care at one location, Flad Architects’ design for the new facility will promote physician collaboration, efficiency, and patient convenience. (©2014 Flad Architects)
  • This 40-bed addition to Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Fla. expanded an existing patient tower utilizing the in-place support services and systems. Designed by RLF, the project resulted in a 20% reduction in required area while increasing the tower’s capacity by 30%. (©2016 Ken West)
  • The seven-story Moorman Pavilion inpatient tower adds 93 new patient rooms for medical/surgical and psychiatric patients at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill. The new, 173,000 SF tower designed by Christner Inc. gives Blessing Hospital long-term flexibility to accommodate growth and future changes in technology and operations and increases private room capacity to 50% overall.(©2015 John Langholz)
  • ZGF Architects served as the design architect on the team that created the new 365-bed Saint Joseph Hospital in downtown Denver, Colo. The facility provides community with a more streamlined, clinically integrated facility and a better overall patient experience in heart and vascular care, cancer treatment, labor and delivery, respiratory health, orthopedics, and emergency care. (Davis) (© 2015 Ross Cooperthwaite)
  • Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design designed Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health to usher in the future of healthcare at the intersection of technology, modern medicine and best-in-class patient experiences. Structured as three hospitals in one, it combines women and infant care, cancer care, and advanced surgical care. (©2016 Christopher Barrett)
  • The Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas was designed by HKS and built by JE Dunn. The hospital serves staff, patients and families under four guiding cornerstones: improvement of medical care, respect and dignity for patients and families, education of the next generation of clinicians, and innovation through practice and research. (©2016 HKS Architects)
  • The five-story Gibault Memorial Tower at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Ind. adds 120 beds and 200,000 SF to the regional referral hospital. Designed by BSA LifeStructures, the tower also incorporates private patient rooms with space to better accommodate visitors and families and the Cardiac Center of Excellence. (©2015 BSALifeStructures)
  • In partnership with HKS, Inc., SBA provided master planning and design services for Connecticut's state-sponsored, 381,000 SF John Dempsey Hospital. As the state's only academic medical center located within a university's medical campus, this 12-story tertiary care center houses teaching facilities and extensive research space. (© Robert Benson Photography)
  • The S/L/A/M Collaborative designed Danbury Hospital's $150 million, 323,000-SF addition and renovation. The redesign served as a catalyst to transform the performance, experience and perception of the overall institution, better aligning the facility with the hospital's mission and focus of a higher level of patient-centered care. (© 2014 John Giammatteo)
  • Designed by Stantec, the Krembil Discovery Tower (KDT) in Toronto gives researchers the tools and space necessary to understand brain and eye diseases. The nine-story project provides open, flexible, state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratories, while “sky lounges” connect the research floors and provide opportunities for collaboration between staff. (©2013 Shai Gil)
  • The Prebys Cardiovascular Institute is the West Coast's most advanced center dedicated to heart care. Located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, Calif., HOK designed the center to deliver the highest quality of care and patient safety, staff efficiency, productivity and functional flexibility. (©2015 Stephen Whalen)
  • The oncology inpatient unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center—Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J. employs a decentralized caregiver model, with decentralized supplies and collaborative team rooms. Architects from Ballinger designed the inpatient rooms to offer patients, staff, and families a contemporary, spacious feeling. The graphics provide serenity and a healing element to the space.

Interactive map: Architectural Design Showcase facilities

Click on the map below to see all the facilities that have been featured in the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase

 Architectural Design Showcase facilities

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