EYP Health Joins UNC Rex Healthcare for Opening of the North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

RALEIGH, N.C. – Architects and designers from EYP Health (formerly WHR Design PC) recently celebrated the opening of the new North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital with hospital administrators, physicians, clinical staff, donors and other building team members. 

The eight-story, 306,000-square-foot Heart & Vascular Hospital, which consolidates all of UNC Rex’s cardiac care together in one location housing eight cath labs, two electrophysiology procedure rooms, two hybrid procedure rooms and a cardiac rehab facility.

The new hospital is a holistic environment with programs and spaces that support well-being throughout the facility. Among the amenities are a conference center with a demonstration kitchen that is a part of the cardiac rehab program, a meditation/sacred space and a variety of waiting spaces — family pods, away spaces and spaces near interactive art and displays.


Project Team

  • Architect of record and design architect – EYP Health, overall design/planning lead
  • Associate architect – BBH Design, provided documentation of the exterior design
  • MEP engineer – RMF Engineering
  • Contractor & construction manager – Skanska
  • Civil engineering – Kimley-Horn
  • Medical technology planning – Genesis Planning
  • Structural engineering – Stewart
  • Landscape design concepts were provided by Shane
  • Landscape documentation was provided by Kimley-Horn




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Posted March 13, 2017

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