Medical Construction & Design

SEP-OCT 2016

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16 Medical Construction & Design | SEPTEMBER /OCTOBER 2016 | MCDM AG.COM news, awards, etc. Industry COLLABORATION UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion Earns CBC Award The UConn Health Outpatient Pavilion has garnered top honors from the Connecticut Building Congress. Each year the CBC recog- nizes projects whose team members have met or surpassed goals and achieved higher project quality through collaboration. The 306,000-square-foot facility on UConn Health's campus in Farmington, Connecticut was recognized for fi rst place in the "New Construction" category at CBC's 20th Annual Project Team Awards. The outpatient pavil- ion and garage were designed by Centerbrook A new six-story inpatient tower at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Illinois, has been recognized with a local chapter award from the Interna- tional Interior Design Associa- tion for Best Interior Design for a project over 10,000 square feet. The award was presented to Dewberry, which provided architecture, interior design and structural engineering for the project. Other team members included Flynt & Kallenberger for mechanical/electrical engineering, Gewalt Hamilton for site/civil engineering, Teska for landscape architecture and Camacho for food service design. Construction management was provided by Riley Construction. The new tower, which serves as the centerpiece of the hospital's campus-wide modernization, offers 72 single-occupancy inpatient rooms complemented with ameni- ties to improve the patient experi- ence. Amenities include family lounges on each fl oor, an outdoor courtyard and garden, a salon and spa, outpatient and family dining and a demonstration kitchen for nu- trition education. The building also incorporates 48 guest rooms and children's play and activity areas. Architects & Planners and HDR Architects. Fusco Corporation and Clark Construction were also part of the Design-Build team that handled the shell and core of the project. The eight-story building presents a glass curtainwall façade that curves gently in ac- knowledgement of the nearby curving façade of UConn Health's John Dempsey Hospital. A lower three-story glass element wraps along the curve of the entry drive to present a clear and distinctive gesture of welcome to those being dropped off . In sync with a protective canopy, the extended arms of the three-story lobby and its bridge to the 1,400-space garage symbolically embrace entering patients and their families. UConn: Derek Hayn; Baylor: Peter Calvin ASHRAE Legionella Standard Serves as Basis for New CDC Toolkit The Centers for Disease Control toolkit, "Develop- ing a Water Management Program to Reduce Legio- nella Growth and Spread in Buildings: A Practical Guide to Implementing Industry Standards," was recently released. The toolkit provides a checklist to help iden- tify if a water management program is needed, examples to help iden- tify where legionella could grow and spread in a building and ways to reduce risk of con- tamination. It is based on ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems. Standard 188 can be previewed at no cost at ashrae.org/Standard188. The toolkit is available at cdc.gov/legionella. STATS: 306,000 SQUARE FEET > DESIGN: CENTERBROOK & HDR ARCHITECTS > BUILD: FUSCO CORPORATION & CLARK CONSTRUCTION Cancer Treatment Centers of America Inpatient Tower Wins IIDA Design Award

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