Gilbane Wins Two 2017 U.S. Air Force Healthcare Design Awards

CONCORD, Calif. – The United States Air Force announced that Gilbane, together with their design partners, were the winners of two 2017 design awards for recently completed healthcare projects. Gilbane, along with Sherlock Smith and Adams, received the Honor Award for Facility Design of the medical clinic at Holloman AFB. Gilbane, along with Leo A. Daly, received the Merit Award for Facility Renovations & Additions design of the San Antonio Military Medical Center Hyperbaric Facility.

The Medical Clinic at Holloman AFB in New Mexico is a new 100,000-square-foot outpatient facility. The clinic embraces the southwest desert landscape and channels abundant natural light into the two-story public spaces where patient waiting and reception is conveniently located. The public spaces are further defined with well-thought-out integrated interior design components creating a patient, calming atmosphere. The project was designed to achieve energy savings and sustainability requirements. Gilbane, together with its design firm Sherlock Smith and Adams, worked together on this Design-Build project.

The San Antonio Military Medical Center Hyperbaric Facility addition, in Texas, brings together the patient care, teaching and research functions of a new clinical service to the medical center campus. It features extensive use of natural daylight that enhances the waiting area. The addition is built around a large multi-place chamber and a single mono-place chamber with clinical, administrative and technical space to support this modality of care. The facility was designed around the patient, providing abundant natural light and views to the outside for positive distractions while waiting and preparing for long hyperbaric dives. Gilbane, together with its design firm Leo A. Daly, worked together on this Design-Build project.

This contract supports Gilbane’s work in the United States where the firm has been providing construction services for military facilities for the past 20 years.

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Posted January 12, 2018

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