Medical Construction & Design

JAN-FEB 2015

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OSUCCC-James lobby: Bartha; OSUCCC-James exterior: Brown Photography OSUCCC-James fi rst integrated cancer emergency department Of cials from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center — Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute recently dedicated its new 1.1-million-square-foot, 21-fl oor freestanding cancer hospital. Located in Columbus, Ohio, it is the third-largest cancer hospital in the country. The building brings clinical care, research and education together in a sub- specialized care model. Each inpatient unit has its own cancer focus. The OSUCCC-James also features the nation's fi rst cancer emergency department integrated with a hospital's main emergency department. This unit includes 15 cancer treatment stations staf ed by a team specially trained in oncology and emergency medicine. Its radiation oncology center features seven treatment vaults located on the hospital's second fl oor. While most radia- tion centers are underground to help with radiation protection, the facility is one of two centers in the country to construct its radiation center on the second fl oor, pro- viding patients and families with sunlight and a view overlooking the park outside. Natural light is a key design feature throughout the hospital. Patients, visitors and staf will enjoy outdoor cafés and terrace gardens on the 14th fl oor, where plantings will include vegetables that researchers at the OSUCCC-James have demonstrated to have cancer-preventive properties. OSUCCC- James Columbus, Ohio Cancer Hospital CONSTRUCTION: New build AREA: 1.1 million sq ft, 21 fl oors Heery Wraps $62M Renovation at Langley Air Force Base Medical staf recently moved into a fully renovated hospital at Langley Air Force Base in Langley, Virginia. Heery International's team of integrated architects, engineers, interior designers and construction managers successfully wrapped up the $62-million project. Key elements of the project included modernizing the buildings' life safety and mechan- ical systems while replacing and upgrading exterior items including brick façades, windows and roofi ng. The 160,000-square-foot renova- tion reconfi gured and modernized the USAF 1st Medical Group facilities to support the latest technologies and equipment. The project also included the design and construction of a 3,492-square-foot veterinary clinic to serve the military working dogs, as well as the pets of base personnel. Fit Out Complete at Beth Israel Deaconess A 30,000-square-foot fi t out of the new Beth Israel Deaconess Urgent Care facility at Chestnut Hill Square in Newton, Massachusetts has been completed. The new outpatient center of ers a wide range of modern medical services and technologies, including orthopedics, sports medicine, physical/occupa- tional therapy, radiology, gynecology, urgent care, surgical specialties and phlebotomy labs. General contractor Skanska worked with architect Linea 5, Inc. and RDK Engineers. Extensive of site prefabrication included plumbing fi xtures, sink units and in-wall electrical and lighting units, reducing the need for onsite storage. completed & upcoming Nation's Third-Largest Cancer Hospital Opens PROJECT TEAM INCLUDED: HOK, Moody-Nolan (architects) > Turner, Lend Lease (general contractors) Projects 10 Medical Construction & Design | JA N UA RY/ F EBRUA RY 2015 | MCDM AG.COM

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