WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Design-Build Institute of America recently announced the winners of its National Design-Build Project Awards. The awards competition recognizes the achievements of owners and design-build teams in 10 categories, including the healthcare sector. The jury examined each submission for demonstrated use of DBIA best practices.
Receiving a Design-Build Merit Award in the Healthcare Facilities category is the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. The center is one of the military’s flagship healthcare facilities and consolidated the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center on the grounds of the former NNMC campus.
Design-build provided the Naval Facilities Engineering Command with the schedule and budget certainty this Base Realignment and Closure project demanded. Design-builder, Clark/Balfour Beatty, A Joint Venture, provided a scope of work that included the new 560,000-square-foot America Building, the military health system’s largest ambulatory building; the Arrowhead Building, a 165,000-square-foot in-patient addition to an existing hospital; 450,000-square-feet of renovations to existing medical facilities and significant traffic and infrastructure improvements.
View all winners at http://www.dbia.org/about/awards/national/2012winners.htm.
Posted September 18, 2012