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Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s $470M Sobrato Pavilion Opens

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The $470-million Sobrato Pavilion building on the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center campus in San Jose, California, recently opened.
AECOM, as project and construction manager, provided schedule and cost management, quality assurance, project administration and contract management Read More …

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 Read More …

Shanghai’s First Major Hospital Built to International Standards Nears Completion

SHANGHAI, China – The design for Jiahui International Hospital has been unveiled. As the first foreign-funded tertiary general hospital in Shanghai built to international standards, Jiahui International Hospital is designed by NBBJ to provide high-tech healing, a human touch and the incorporation of natural elements. Read More …

SmithGroupJJR Expands Services, Adds Engineering Expertise in California

SmithGroupJJR  will now offer mechanical and electrical engineering services in-house at its Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, California offices for the first time in the company’s 164-year history. Director of engineering services and sustainable design expert Don Posson has relocated from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles to lead this expansion initiative. Read More …

Harborview Medical Center Installs Largest Solar Array on a Hospital in Washington State

Harborview Medical Center has installed a nearly 100 kilowatt solar array on the roof of the West Hospital building. The solar array will be the largest on any hospital in the state of Washington and will help offset the energy costs of the medical center. McKinstry, a Design-Build firm, managed the project. The solar array Read More …

GBCI Adopts Resilience Standard, 2 Hospitals Part of Pilot Projects

Green Business Certification, Inc. recently announced its adoption of the RELi standard. First developed by the Institute for Market Transformation to Sustainability and its Capital Markets Partnership coalition in 2012, the standard includes an integrative process, acute hazard preparation and adaptation Read More …

Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care Completes

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Dartmouth-Hitchcock, and E4H Environments for Health Architecture, recently celebrated the completion and dedication of the new Jack Byrne Center for Palliative & Hospice Care. The state-of-the-art 30,000-square-foot facility incorporates many innovative amenities Read More …

Renovation of UAB Whitaker Clinic Improves Operational Efficiency, Collaboration

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gresham, Smith and Partners recently completed University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital’s Whitaker Clinic, which added more than 60,000 square feet on two floors. The design increases capacity, as well as improves operational efficiency, collaboration and patient and staff experience. Read More …

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Designated as a Live Well Allegheny Workplace

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has been designated as a Live Well Allegheny Workplace from the Allegheny County Health Department, which aims to improve the health and well-being of Allegheny County residents. Read More …

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