California Health Care Facility Receives DBIA National Award of Excellence

The California Health Care Facility in Stockton, California has received a National Award of Excellence — in the healthcare category — from the Design Build Institute of America. The announcement was recently made, along with additional National Award of Excellence winners and the 2014 Project of the Year: The Denver Union Station Transit Improvement Project.

This year, 25 projects in nine categories were awarded National Awards of Merit. The selected projects showcase design-build best practices, in addition to achieving budget and schedule goals and exceeding owner expectations. Built by Clark/McCarthy, a joint venture, the project team included:

  • Design-builder, general contractor (site and support buildings): Granite-Hensel Phelps, a joint venture
  • Construction manager: URS/Lend Lease
  • Program manager: Vanir Construction Management
  • Architects: HDR, Architecture, Inc.; HGA Architects and Engineers and HOK
  • Criteria architect: Kitchell

The facility provides health and medical services for aging and chronically ill inmates requiring both immediate and long-term care. It consists of 37 buildings, 1,818 inmate/patient beds, a kitchen serving 10,000 meals each day and numerous support facilities. The project was federally mandated and came with an aggressive timeline.

“This year’s award competition was the most rigorous to date with a greater emphasis on best practices and teamwork, as well as the successful delivery of the project,” said Lisa Washington, CAE, DBIA’s executive director/CEO.

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Posted October 14, 2014

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