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December 3, 2021

Architectural Design Showcase: December 2021

Daily Briefing

    The 38th installment of the Daily Briefing's Architectural Design Showcase features 12 medical office buildings.


    Array Architects


    Array Architects: Emblem Health's medical office building provides outpatient medical services to Brooklyn, NY residents, including an urgent care center, imaging suite, laboratory, and pharmacy. Abundant exterior views, comfortable furnishings, and defined personal space create a positive patient and staff experience. (© 2021 Halkin Mason)


    Boulder Associates


    Boulder Associates: The Frisco Medical Office Building is a new 32,820 square-foot multi-specialty medical office building bringing primary care, specialty orthopedics, and a high-altitude sleep lab closer to home for residents of the secluded mountain community. The facility is Green Globes-certified. (© 2021 Caleb Tkach, AIAP)


    BSA LifeStructures


    BSA LifeStructures: Located on the OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center campus in Bloomington, Illinois, this new, freestanding facility is part of OSF HealthCare's ongoing investment in central Illinois. The new medical office building will offer a valuable service to Bloomington and the surrounding communities when it comes to access to care. The facility will be sited to provide both visibility and easy access, with dedicated parking. Site design and landscaping will reinforce the park-like setting and highlight the main entry and its canopy. (© 2020 Caleb Tkach, AIAP)


    Davis Partnership Architects


    Davis Partnership Architects: The Center for Outpatient Health provides an iconic grand entrance to National Jewish Health, the nation's leading respiratory hospital. The five-story center will house six outpatient clinics, including 110 exam and treatment rooms, with areas dedicated for children and adults. (© 2021 Frank Ooms)




    ESa: Designed for operational efficiency and future flexibility, the Heritage Medical Associates Medical Office Building/Clinic conveys leading-edge outpatient care delivery utilizing lean attributes and evidence-based design concepts. The three-story facility, completed in 2019, is comprised of one level of parking and two levels of clinical suites. (© 2019 Chad Mellon)




    EUA: Outgrowing their existing clinic, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin saw an opportunity to expand and provide additional services for local and regional patients at a new prominently located clinic in West Bend, WI. Froedtert & MCW made a significant $55M investment in this rural community, providing services such as urgent care, occupational medicine, pain management, and a significant two-story orthopedic, sports and spine care center. (© 2020 C&N Photography, LLC)


    Flad Architects


    Flad Architects: Lee Health Coconut Point is a health and wellness destination offering an innovative approach to care to residents of a growing Florida community. The pleasing, walkable campus and healing environment enhances the patient experience that revolves around individualized, coordinated care enabled by cutting-edge technology.  (© 2018 Jim Roof Creative)


    Gresham Smith


    Gresham Smith: An extension of the replacement facility designed by Gresham Smith, the 55,000-square-foot, three-story medical office building at Northwest Health La Porte houses both individual physician practices and hospital-based clinics, providing comprehensive care in one convenient location. (© 2021 Gresham Smith)


    Hord Coplan Macht


    Hord Coplan Macht: HCM worked with a development team on this new outpatient clinic for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Northern Colorado to provide primary and specialty care. Primary care services are designed around the Patient Aligned Care Team model to provide personalized wellness and prevention. (© 2021 Hord Coplan Macht)


    Moody Nolan


    Moody Nolan: The Memorial Health Outpatient Pavilion Cardiology Wellness and Cancer Care Center is a freestanding center. It improves overall experience by creating a hub in one connected space for outpatient services, including: oncology, cardiology rehabilitation, and pain management. Expanding oncology services improved patients' experience with individual & communal infusion settings near healing gardens. (© 2020 Brad Feinknopf and Lauren K. Davis)




    Page: Designed by Page, this architecturally timeless medical office building at Houston Methodist The Woodlands, is clad in brick and stone and situated on a hospital campus. MOB II is connected to the hospital and garage through a conditioned 3rd floor bridge which allows staff and patients to travel in comfort quickly. (© 2021 G. Lyon Photography)




    SmithGroup: One of the largest community-based health centers in the Banner Health system, this MOB developed by the NexCore Group and designed by SmithGroup uses an on-stage/off-stage model, improving staff efficiency while presenting a calmer, more controlled environment to patients. The three-story building supports 11 practices with 128 exam rooms, imaging, lab, and pharmacy. (© 2021 Kevin C. Korczyk)

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