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March 9, 2017

Architectural Design Showcase: March 2017

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    The 20th installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features 14 children's hospitals.

    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.

    2017 Architectural Design Showcase
    • As part of a multi-project improvement effort, Array Architects worked with Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York leadership and staff to design the literary-themed 14-private room PICU. Spacious family amenities work cohesively with the expanded clinical in-room space. Positive distractions such as large, custom patient boards and graphics from children's books provide whimsy across the age groups who occupy the space. (© 2015 Array Architects)

    • Children's Hospital Colorado South Inpatient Facility, designed by Davis Partnership Architects and FKP Architects, is a four story, full-service hospital in Highlands Ranch, Colo., that offers a wide range of expert pediatric care. This includes inpatient and surgical care, urgent care, specialty outpatient care, imaging services, and diagnostic services. (© 2014 Brad Feinkopf)

    • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care clinic is organized around a 120 sq. ft. exam room module that allows for easy interchangeability and re-purposing of patient care spaces.  Architects from FKP used bold color, simple forms and access to natural light to enhance wayfinding and maximize patient experience. (© 2015 Jeff Goldberg/Esto)

    • Designed by The S/L/A/M Collaborative, the 311,000-sq. ft. Shriners Orthopedic Hospital for Children houses 80 inpatient beds and offers full orthopedic services, including a surgical suite with four operating rooms, imaging services, extensive inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, and an orthotics production unit. (© 2006 Victor Benitez)

    • Ballinger sought input from children and families when designing Golisano Children's Hospital - University of Rochester Medical Center to make sure that all design decisions were made around the pediatric patient experience. The hospital includes 44 single-family NICU Rooms, two 28-bed medical/surgical units, and pediatric imaging. (©2015 Halkin/Mason Photography)

    • Tatum's Treehouse is a pro bono project that Devenney Group completed at Banner Health Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Its namesake, an 8-year old cancer survivor, wanted to provide a fun, encouraging place for kids to help make their recovery time pass by more quickly. (©2016 Devenney Group)

    • At Shriners Hospitals for Children - St. Louis, Christner helped develop a new model of service that includes diagnostic imaging, physical/occupational therapy, prosthetic services, and research facilities.  The 90,000 sq. ft. building is designed to respond to this wide variety of patient and family needs. (© 2015 John Langholz)

    • Conceived as a "pavilion in the park," CannonDesign planned and designed the Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC) for VCU in Richmond, Va., as an inviting, healing behavioral health facility offering both inpatient and outpatient care for children and adolescents. (© 2014 CannonDesign)

    • Realty Trust Group supported the expansion of East Tennessee Children's Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., that provided necessary growth and modernization of the surgery, clinical, and NICU departments. Designed by a team including Barber McMurry and Shepley Bulfinch, the new facility has state-of-the-art ORs, private rooms, abundant natural light, and additional patient parking. (© 2016 East Tennessee Children's Hospital Marketing Department)

    • Shepley Bulfinch designed the Children's Hospital of Michigan Specialty Center to expand/consolidate outpatient services in a flexible facility that emphasizes primary and preventative care. Featuring 14 subspecialties, the Detroit, Mich., facility's emphasis on family-focused care includes spaces that accommodate large families while providing services such as infusion, dialysis, rehabilitation, lab, X-ray, and ultrasound. (© 2012 Christopher Lark)

    • The lean critical care expansion of Seattle Children's Building Hope involved over 20 workshops with 200 participants to realize a LEED Gold certified facility. ZGF Architects designed a layout  that reduces travel distances by 80 percent and supply search time by 90 percent, tripling caregiver time spent at the patient bedside and reducing total required square footage by 50 percent overall. (© 2013 Benjamin Benschneider)

    • The multiphase NICU renovation and expansion orchestrated by AECOM at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, consolidated all 114 NICU beds. Co-locating the beds on the same floor simplifies wayfinding for families and improves staff efficiency. (© 2014 Ike Kameoka Photography)

    • EYP/Stanley Beaman & Sears designed the interiors for the new Kay Research and Care Center at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., to provide respite to patients and families through imaginative play and immersive distraction. Each floor has a unique theme with its own custom interactive feature wall, color palette, graphic design, artwork, and furniture. (© 2016 Jeffrey Jacobs Photography Inc.)

    • The new three-story facility at Shriners for Children Medical Center in Pasadena, Calif., will house pediatric orthopedic care services. Designed by CO Architects and SRG Partnership Inc., and built by DPR Construction, the facility will include diagnostic and rehabilitation clinics, surgery and radiology departments, orthotics and prosthetics manufacturing, and patient and family support services. (© 2015 CO Architects)

    Interactive map: Architectural Design Showcase facilities

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

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