Medical Construction & Design

MAR-APR 2018

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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MCDM AG.COM | M A RCH /A PR IL 2018 | Medical Construction & Design 9 Dräger, a global leader in medical technology, is bringing new design solutions to your projects. Dräger offers supply booms, advanced headwalls, and the new Ponta Beam for OR, NICU, and adult ICU environments. To learn more visit www.draeger.com/design Dräger Architectural Systems Projects medical construction database Two new 12-story inpatient towers in St. Louis, Missouri, built by BJC HealthCare on the Washington University Medical Campus, are aimed at enhancing the care and comfort of patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Siteman Cancer Center. The facilities offer patients and their families private rooms. Noteworthy design elements include: > Private rooms designed for the comfort of patients and with accommodations for family members. The buildings' layouts and orienta- tion of patient rooms maximize views of For- est Park. Designers also evaluated how bed placement, light exposure and color would enhance the comfort of patients and the work environment of doctors and other caregivers. > Dedicated corridors for patients and for medical and hospital staff members are de- signed to reduce distractions and noise that can interfere with rest and recuperation. > Rooftop gardens — two at Parkview Tower and one at the St. Louis Children's Hospital expansion — will provide patients and their families with calm and comfortable outdoor environments. More than 750 patients, physicians, nurses, nonclinical staff members and others participated during the design phase, offer- ing ideas about how people would use and experience spaces within the new buildings. The project team included HOK, BR+A and ACW Alliance (joint venture of Alberici, Clayco and SM Wilson). WUMC: Mstudio West/Matt McFarland New Towers Rise on Washington University Medical Campus

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