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Tuesday, 8 December 2009
Sunday’s New Haven Register carried a glowing review of the recently completed Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Applauding the designers of the complex 14-story project, reporter Ann DeMatteo called out a number of features for particular note, including the 30-foot granite water wall in the building’s lobby, as well as the seventh-floor healing garden and the extensive use of natural light.
Smilow, which saw its first patients in late October, is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2010. The hospital is targeting a minimum of LEED certification for its sustainable design features.
Sunday, 6 December 2009
ELGIN, IL – Sherman Hospital celebrated the mid-December opening of its new campus with a gala event last night., where Sherman administrators, community leaders, donors, and architects celebrated the imminent completion of the hospital.
The hospital is hosting community tours today. The ‘Tree of Life”, in the atrium (pictured here), and hospital’s 15-acre geothermal lake, are among the features that visitors will see. The use of the geothermal lake is expected to save the hospital $1 million annually over conventional heating and cooling costs.
Thursday, 12 November 2009
ELGIN, IL – Sherman Hospital will host a community open house on December 6 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm to celebrate the December 15 landmark opening of its new hospital and its 154-acre campus. The hospital is organizing 25- and 60-minute tours of the new facility throughout the open house.
Visitors arriving at the hospital will pass by the manifold room of Sherman’s signature geothermal lake, circled by a walking path and landscaped with native plantings. The 15-acre lake will save the hospital more than $1 million in heating and cooling costs ...[more]
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
NEW HAVEN, CT – Smilow Cancer Hospital was dedicated at Yale-New Haven Hospital today, giving southern New England its most comprehensive care facility.
Speakers at the dedication of the 511,000 square foot, 14-story cancer center included Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell, Yale-New Haven Hospital president Marna Borgstrom, Yale President Richard Levin, Yale Medical School dean Robert Alpern, and philanthropist Joel Smilow (Yale ’54).
President Borgstrom personally acknowledged the “vision, experience, and diligence of our architects at Shepley Bulfinch” and Turner Construction, and noted that ...[more]
Thursday, 10 September 2009
CONCORD, NH – Concord Hospital has been awarded LEED certification for its East & North Wing addition and renovation, the first hospital in northern New England to do so.
The project’s design maximizes daylight and views with green roofs and courtyard gardens while skylights bring light deep into treatment spaces. The canopied entrance includes a waiting area that overlooks a garden and the drop-off area and a roof garden that is accessible from the ICU. On patient floors almost all spaces have access to natural light and views, while garden courtyards create a buffer from the road. Native plantings and permeable surfaces minimize heat islands and reduce the impact on ...[more]
Wednesday, 1 October 2008
NEW YORK, NY – The October issue of New York Construction magazine includes a feature on Yale-New Haven Cancer Hospital, which is now under construction.
The feature, part of the magazine’s Healthcare Overview, provides details of the 14-story building’s construction including the terra cotta exterior, which incorporates a water drainage system, or rain screen. The project, which includes a range of sustainable design and construction features, is targeting LEED certification.
The hospital will be the most comprehensive cancer care facility in southern New England, with 112 inpatient beds, outpatient treatment rooms, expanded operating rooms, infusion suites, diagnostic imaging services, and a women’s cancer center, as well as floors for diagnostic and therapeutic ...[more]
Thursday, 28 August 2008
BRUNSWICK, ME – Ground was broken today for the 35,392 s.f. expansion of Mid Coast Hospital, in a 13-shovel ceremony led by hospital president Herb Paris.
The project, which adds 25 percent to the size of the original hospital, will give Mid Coast a new and expanded Emergency Department and 18 private patient rooms in the hospital’s medical surgical unit. The current emergency room will be renovated to provide additional space fo rhte hospital’s diagnostics center.
The expansion will continue Shepley Bulfinch’s design of the original hospital and medical office building, completed in 2001.
The expansion is scheduled to open in 2010.