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Topping-off ceremony for Smilow Cancer Hospital

Thursday, 24 July 2008

NEW HAVEN, CT – The last girders of the Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital were hoisted into place today, in a ceremony with one of Yale-New Haven’s youngest cancer patients as a guest of honor. Hospital president Marna Nordstrom and Robert Alpern, dean of the Yale School of Medicine, were among the speakers.

When it is completed in 2010, the 14-story, 497,000 sf cancer hospital will be the most comprehensive cancer care facility in southern New England, offering state-of-the-art care and treatment. It will have 112 inpatient beds, as well as outpatient treatment rooms, expanded operating rooms, infusion suites, diagnostic imaging services, and a women’s cancer center, as well ...[more]

Smilow Cancer Hospital featured in October’s NY Construction

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]

Yale-New Haven Cancer Hospital in NE Real Estate Journal

Friday, 4 May 2007

New Haven, CT – The Yale-New Haven Cancer Hospital was highlighted on the front page of today’s issue of the New England Real Estate Journal.

The fourteen-story, 511,000 s.f. cancer hospital, now under construction in New Haven, will offer comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. The design of the Center includes a 7000 s.f. healing garden.

The $467 million project is seeking LEED certification from the US Green Building Council, incorporating sustainable design elements such as the recycling of some 20,000 tons of construction waste and the use of low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints and carpets.

Yale-New Haven Hospital Gets Green Light for Cancer Center

Tuesday, 2 May 2006

BOSTON, MA — Yale-New Haven Hospital has received approval from the City of New Haven to proceed with the construction of its new, Comprehensive Cancer Center, designed by Shepley Bulfinch.

The 14-story, $430 million Yale-New Haven Cancer Center will reinforce Yale-New Haven Hospital’s reputation as a top-ranking cancer center and provide the region with a state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment and research facility. The Center will include 112 private rooms, 12 operating rooms, radiology services, a women’s cancer center, and complementary medicine—providing a truly integrated and seamless patient experience. Dedicated to patient- and family-centered care, the Center will also provide spiritual support with meditation space, a Patient Resource Center, a boutique and ...[more]

Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Design – What’s the Word?

Friday, 23 October 2009

Yale Daily News video on Smilow’s design

Amir Sharif from the Yale Daily News, Yale’s student newspaper, created this video recap of the design of Smilow. Did you work on the building? Know the building? What do you think?

Strategies in Planning Two Major Cancer Centers

19 November 2013

Healthcare Design '13, Orlando, FL

Jennifer Aliber, AIA, Shepley Bulfinch

Power of Smilow healing garden celebrated

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

The healing power of the award-winning Hollander Healing Garden of Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven is celebrated in the October 2011 issue of Health Facilities Management. Its recognition as a distinctive design element of note is the latest in the magazine’s monthly “Last Detail” feature.

The 2,500 square foot rooftop garden, located on the 7th floor of the hospital, is an oasis of calm in one of the densest parts of downtown New Haven, Connecticut. It is one of a number of elements in the hospital that draw ...[more]

Architecture showcase highlights innovative hospital

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

What happens when you integrate sophisticated cancer treatment with the healing power of nature and art? Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital is the subject of a three-page feature in the September 2010 Architecture Showcase in Healthcare Design magazine. The showcase presentation draws particular attention to the role of art in healing and the use of evidence-based design at Smilow.

The hospital, which includes a eighth-floor healing garden (photo, right) among its innovative sustainable design features, is on target for LEED certification.