Medical Construction & Design

NOV-DEC 2017

Medical Construction & Design (MCD) is the industry's leading source for news and information and reaches all disciplines involved in the healthcare construction and design process.

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high-end, light-fi lled, welcom- ing and comfortable aesthetic, but are also strategic. The baseline neutral tones align with existing campus stan- dards, easing fi nish transitions from building-to-building, and new fi nish introductions are carefully selected to maintain a refreshing yet enduring qual- ity, satisfying strict durability and maintenance needs. The furnishings correspond to the hospital's furniture standards program. Key foundation fi n- ishes will be applied to other campus buildings as a future branding refresh. Prominent artwork by North Carolina artists and an interactive history wall create wayfi nding landmarks and demonstrate strong ties to community. Stewardship and sustainability As good stewards, the archi- tects embraced the campus' natural beauty, preserving the surrounding landscape by increasing the building's verticality instead of its sprawl and integrating structured parking to minimize impact of impervious surface onsite. Large expanses of glass dis- solve the boundaries of the built and natural environment, allowing each space to be one with nature. The upper fl oors off er large picture windows that maximize views of an ever-changing landscape and bring in natural light to sup- port patient circadian rhythms and enhance clinicians' work performance. The hospital is built to 1 PROJECT TEAM North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital Architect of record/design architect: EYP Health (formerly WHR Design PC) Associate architect: Ewing Cole MEP engineer: RMF Engineering Contractor/construction manager: Skanska Civil engineer: Kimley-Horn Medical technology planner: Genesis Planning Structural engineer: Stewart Landscape design concepts: Garthoff Design Landscape documentation: Kimley-Horn 2 36 Medical Construction & Design | NOV EMBER / DECEMBER 2017 | MCDM AG.COM

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