Medical Construction & Design

JUL-AUG 2015

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6 Medical Construction & Design | J U LY/AUGUST 2015 | MCDM AG.COM SPECIALTY CARE Centralized Care Highlights New Center for Advanced Care in Chicago The new $100-million Center for Advanced Care at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center opened in Chicago, Illinois' Lake View community. The three- story, 164,000-square-foot facility was designed by SmithGroupJJR. The project team included KJWW Engineering, Thornton Tomasetti and Turner Construction. The new building, attached to the main hospital, allows Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center to expand and centralize three medical specialties — cancer care, digestive health and outpatient surgery services — in a single, integrated platform. More than 20,000 patients are expected to be cared for in the building annually. Projects completed & upcoming Shepley Bulfi nch has been selected to design the new clinical care tower for Boston Children's Hospital . The 11-story, 500,000-square- foot building will address the hospital's continuing growth in domestic and international patient volume and its delivery of high-level tertiary and quaternary care. This includes the replacement of multiple occupancy patient rooms with single patient rooms and the creation of a Heart Center of Excellence. The project is targeting completion in early 2020. DeAngelis Diamond Healthcare Group began construction on the new Cobalt Rehabilitation Hospital of New Orleans. The 65,000-square-foot facility will include a traumatic brain injury unit, concussion and Parkinson's disease Center of Excellence and inpatient and outpatient programs. Upscale hotel-like amenities are featured throughout. The 60-bed facility is designed by Ascension Group Architects and developed by Cobalt Medical Development. It is scheduled to open spring 2016. Ground was recently broken on an expansion project for Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. Occupancy is expected on the new West Wing in 2017. The $250-million project includes 241,000 square feet of new construction, 29,000 square feet of renovated space and a new parking facility. The project team includes Francis Cauffman, architect; Wm. Blanchard Co., construction manager; Dewberry Engineers, site/civil engineer and landscape architect; The Harman Group, structural engineer/ parking garage architect and PWI Engineering, building systems engineer. Ground was recently broken on the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center in Pasadena, California, set to open in mid-2017. DPR is the general contractor on the new $60-million specialty outpatient medical center. Additional team members include CO Architects & SRG. The project scope includes demolition of two one-story existing structures and roughly 75,000 square feet of new construction, including three levels of subterranean parking with 250 stalls and green roof terraces. The PennFIRST team has been selected to design and plan a new patient pavilion for the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine). The project team is comprised of HDR, Foster+Partners, BR+A, L.F. Driscoll and Balfour Beatty. It will be one of the nation's largest IPD healthcare projects. While still subject to internal governance approvals, the pavilion is expected to be home to several hundred new private patient rooms, a comprehensive interventional and surgical platform, a new emergency department and related support services. Boston: Courtesy of Shepley Bulfi nch. Rendering of clinical care tower for Boston Children's Hospital. STATS: 164,000 SQ FT > NEW CONSTRUCTION > DESIGNED BY: SMITHGROUPJJR IN BRIEF

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