DALLAS, Texas –Parkland Health & Hospital System has chosen FKP Architects to lead the interior architecture and design of two key clinics on the new Parkland campus. The 365,000-square-foot Medical/Surgery Outpatient Clinic and 135,000-square-foot Women’s and Infant’s Specialty Hospital Clinic are major components of Parkland’s 2.5 million-square-foot campus. The campus is scheduled to be completed in 2014.
“We are honored to be a part of this historic project,” said Dan Killebrew, AIA, principal at FKP Architects. “Parkland’s commitment to the people of Dallas County is not only reflected in their investment in this vital new campus, but most poignantly in their drive to redefine public healthcare with a patient-centered experience that will enhance the well-being of families for generations to come. We can’t wait to get started helping Parkland bring their vision to reality.”
Other members of the design team include Dallas-based 5G Studio Collaborative, Jain Malkin, Inc., HERA, Smith Seckman Reid and Walter P Moore/Rogers Moore.
For more information about the New Parkland, visit http://newparkland.parklandhospital.com.
Founded as The Klein Partnership in 1937, today’s FKP Architects delivers more than architecture in the health care and research market sectors. The firm engages its promise of Transforming business by design® across all core services of architecture, interior design, equipment planning and operational consulting, and works with top-tier pediatric and cancer institutions, community and academic medical campuses throughout the world. For more information, visit www.fkp.com.
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Parkland Memorial Hospital is the public hospital for Dallas County. The original facility opened in 1894, with the current facility opening in 1954. Parkland Health & Hospital System operates a 672-bed hospital, 11 primary care clinics and many outreach and educational programs. Parkland was the first Level I trauma center in Texas and is one of the busiest ERs in the country. It is home to the second largest civilian burn unit in the U.S. and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.