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Orlando Regional Medical Center, Tradition Medical Center Receive AIA Design Awards

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.

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Posted June 17, 2015

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