The 23rd installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features 16 academic medical centers.
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- AECOM: AECOM completed an in-hospital renovation project for the University of Colorado Hospital that included an Intraoperative MRI scanner, a Hybrid Operating Room, two additional operating rooms, and associated support spaces. AECOM brought together doctors, nurses, administrators, and technicians in a collaborative environment to efficiently and successfully deliver these complex operating rooms. The design team took the highly technical program, vibration mitigation, equipment handling and procedure mapping and achieved a world class space. (© 2015 Caleb Tkach)
- Array: Array Architects provided design services for several building expansions on Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s New Brunswick campus as part of its service line expansion strategy. The additions alleviate constrained workflows in patient-facing spaces and increase space for additional surgical procedures and public areas. (© 2017 Array Architects)
- Ballinger: Designed by Ballinger, the 30-bed inpatient oncology unit at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University Hospital serves patients by enveloping them in warmth and nature. Meanwhile, technology allows direct communication between staff, residents, and off-site specialists, fostering the ability for clinicians to teach, learn, and deliver collaborative patient care. (© 2016 Halkin Mason Photography)
- BSA LifeStructures: Designed by BSA, the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovationprepares the healthcare workforce for the evolving industry. The Center includes simulation labs with standard patient room models, intensive care labs, exam rooms, emergency department, and formal and informal lecture halls for instruction. (© 2015 BSA LifeStructures)
- CannonDesign: An anchor of the Quartier de la Santé — Montreal’s new health district — the Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), designed by CannonDesign in association with NEUF Architect(e)s, seamlessly combines teaching, research, and healthcare to solidify the city's standing as a health and science hub of excellence. (© 2017 Adrien Williams)
- Davis Partnership Architects: Designed by Davis Partnership Architects, the UCHealth Eye Center at University of Colorado Hospital offers the highest level of care for a wide range of conditions, from routine eye care to highly technical surgery and advanced treatments for eye diseases. (© 2017 Ross Cooperthwaite)
- Devenney Group Ltd., Architects: This new four-story, 145,000 SF addition at Dignity Health California Hospital Medical Center will include a new emergency department, NICU, L&D, post-partum, ante-partum and Med/Surg beds built on a compact, urban site. The design by Devenney Group Architects will ensure optimal flow and connection for clinician and patient travel for this Level II Trauma teaching hospital. (© 2017 Devenney Group Ltd. Architects)
- ERDMAN: ERDMAN facilitated GIS (Geographic Information Systems)-related market attractiveness analyses and rigorous planning and design events for interior and operational modeling to help Rush University Medical Center expand access to the many young, mobile, and relatively wealthy professionals with a new downtown Chicago clinic. (© 2016 ERDMAN)
- HKS: Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas is a 517,247-square foot, 195-bed teaching hospital and Austin’s only Level 1 Trauma Center. Designed by HKS, Dell Seton serves Dell Seton Medical School, the first medical school built at a Tier 1 research university in decades. Located on UT’s new medical campus near downtown, Dell Seton nurtures a vibrant, pedestrian-friendly environment and achieved LEED Healthcare Gold certification. (© 2017 Casey Dunn)
- Hord Coplan Macht: Hord Coplan Macht completed a comprehensive reconfiguration of the first floor of the University of Virginia Outpatient Procedure Center to support a new program. The new program includes an endoscopy procedure suite, a motility procedure suite, private prep and recovery rooms (some with private bathrooms), and lobby/waiting areas. (© 2017 Hord Coplan Macht)
- JE Dunn Construction: JE Dunn Construction’s project at CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy consolidated an academic medical center and a private hospital with cultural, logistical, and technical challenges. A mix of collaborative spaces and progressive care environments allows physicians to collaborate while students learn clinical techniques from the best and patients benefit from a modern, wellness-focused approach. (© 2017 Kurt Johnson)
- Perkins+Will: The expansion of the Oklahoma University Medical Center, currently being designed by Perkins+Will, will add 144 flexible beds and 36 operating rooms to the campus. A pilot project for a new resilient design rating system, it incorporates strategies to address the area’s most prevalent environmental and social factors. (© 2017 Perkins+Will)
- SmithGroupJJR: Designed by SmithGroupJJR, the 450,000-square-foot advanced tower at Emory University Hospital comprises 232 beds, including 40 critical care beds, primarily for cancer, transplant, and surgical services. Enhancing the patient/family experience while optimizing operational efficiencies, floors can easily be adapted to accommodate a surgical platform, patient rooms, or diagnostic & treatment as program needs change. (© 2017 Brian C. Robbins, Robbins Photography, Inc.)
- The S/L/A/M Collaborative: UMass Memorial Medical Center is currently implementing a $200+ million phased renovation of the inpatient units at its University and Memorial Campuses. The renovations, by The S/L/A/M Collaborative, are focused on improving the patient experience, clinical/operational efficiency, and the ability for students and staff to better collaborate. (© 2016 John Giammatteo)
- TreanorHL: The new outpatient services center, designed by TreanorHL, allows Ivinson Memorial Hospital to fully integrate primary care services with multiple specialists offering one-stop shopping for customers. This patient, family, and staff-centric approach brings high value, convenience, and high quality health care. (© 2017 TreanorHL)
- ZGF: With Seattle Children’s South Clinic, ZGF Architects has transformed a former Circuit City into an operationally efficient, light-filled, healing environment using Lean design principles that brings outpatient services to an underserved community. Key outcomes of Lean design include enhanced access and convenience for patients as they arrive, reduced patient and staff travel distances, and a 75% decrease in the total number of specialty treatment rooms required. University of Washington pediatric students work in partnership with the clinic and clinical research is conducted on site. (© 2015 Aaron Leitz)
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