An Orlando Regional Medical Center expansion recently received an Award of Honor from the AIA Orlando Chapter, and Tradition Medical Center received an Award of Merit. The design competition highlights the area’s best architects, designers and allied professionals. Entries are judged by an independent expert jury panel composed of academics and professionals from the fields of architecture and design.
ORMC North Tower Project 245-bed, 10 stories, 345,000 square feet Architect: HKS General Contractor: Brasfield & Gorrie
The recently completed Orlando Regional Medical Center expansion, which includes the ORMC North Tower, is a comprehensive reimagining of Orlando Health’s core campus in downtown Orlando, Florida. The design team sought to create a campus representative of the community’s culture while articulating the center’s future vision. At the core of every design decision, the team sought to enhance the human experience by creating a healing environment with a calm and nurturing ambiance. The project includes a new hospital entry and lobby, a 10-story patient tower and an expanded emergency department.
Tradition Medical Center Project 201,184-square-foot, 90-private-bed acute care hospital Architect: HKS Construction Manager: Balfour Beatty Construction Interior Design: InDesign Studio Project Manager: CBRE Healthcare, legacy KLMK Group, Inc.
Tradition Medical Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida, is a distinctive 90-bed satellite hospital. The building is sited to maximize views to nature, especially from patient rooms and public spaces like the lobby and dining area. Eastern and western exposures are minimized to promote energy savings. The hospital features articulated fenestration and detailing, as well as a stair tower to facilitate wayfinding and accentuate the main hospital entrance.