University of Texas, South Campus – Research Building 4

  • A 210,000 sf addition to the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging Research (CABIR) located on the South Campus of the University of Texas System/ M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • The seven-level facility houses laboratories and offices for the Department of Experimental Therapeutics including their analytic and synthesis cores as well as the Pharmacology Department Center and several other support spaces
  • Project included reconfiguring existing space and a ground up building expansion and a parking garage
  • With this expansion the Cardiac Vascular Institute is now the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region
  • The existing building reconfiguration included a pre and post-surgical suite, expansion of the procedure gallery, additional procedure gallery support spaces, advanced endovascular suites, and echocardiogram/peripheral vascular lab and additional administration spaces
  • The structure consists of a three-story, 24,000 sf building
  • The building is designed to accommodate a future MRI installation
  • The new four-story parking garage accommodates 409 cars
  • All exterior envelope components is designed to the Baptist Health Systems Category 5 wind criteria
  • 600 West 58th Street replaces an existing structure on the southwest corner of Eleventh Avenue and West 58th Street with a 10-story, mixed-use building
  • Project contains 139,738 gsf including bulkhead mechanical floors
  • Residential component comprises 72,007 sf
  • There are 8,025 sf of ground-floor retail plus a 27,897 sf community facility on the ground floor and second floor
  • The new 61,000 gsf medical office building is located at 323 East 61st Street, between First and Second Avenues in Manhattan
  • Project is comprised of six stories with one cellar level
  • Superstructure consists of cast-in-place concrete shear walls and columns and flat plate concrete
  • The project includes a nine-story, 225,985 sf ambulatory surgery and medical office building with two connecting bridges to the existing adjacent structures, and a 16,300 sf loading dock for the East Campus development
  • The structure is steel framed and designed to provide the flexibility to support the numerous programming requirements including the ambulatory care facility, clinical and lab spaces, and the medical office needs
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About the Project

  • Project consists of a hospital, a 80,100 sf central energy plant, and 450 space parking garage
  • New 460-bed, 12-story hospital will total of 1,300,000 sf
  • Hospital was constructed using a cast-in-place concrete pan formed beam system supported by concrete columns on drilled piers

About the Project

  • Animal Research Facility will replace the existing Building 18
  • Building 17E is a six-story building which includes a penthouse and is approximately 90,000 square feet of animal housing, core capabilities and research space
  • Will connect to Building 17
  • Constructed using a cast-in-place pan formed concrete beam and slab system spanning to cast-in-place concrete columns supported on auger cast piles

About the Project

  • The Alkek Pavilion is a eight-story facility built adjacent to the existing Alkek Hospital
  • Facility provides spaces for utilities, imaging services, and operating rooms
  • Measures 168,000 sf and was constructed using a cast-in-place concrete pan formed beam system supported by concrete columns

About the Project

  • The Zayed Bin Sultan al Mahyan Building for Personalized Cancer Care is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to advancements in research, diagnosis, and the treatment of cancer
  • Four separate concrete towers sit above a contiguous three-story concrete podium
  • The 15-story facility is 600,000 sf
  • Building was designed to accommodate a future adjacent parking garage and connecting bridges

About the Project

  • Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana measuring 33,000 sf
  • Foundation constructed using spread footings and slab-on-grade
  • Structural steel framing system
  • An 8-story, 550,000 sf Highland Professional Building and Parking Garage
  • Includes 65,000 sf of office space attached to an 8-level parking structure
  • A connector bridge that provides access to Park Plaza East situated diagonally across the intersection is also designed
  • Design and construction was fast-tracked
  • In 1994, the 157,000 sf Ryder Trauma Center, which provides Dade County with a state-of-the-art facility servicing 3,000,000 people in the Miami area is designed by DeSimone
  • Included is an innovative rooftop heli-deck, which is mounted on motion dampers to prevent shock transmission to the building_s primary structure
  • In 1998, the 275,000 sf Mental Health Hospital, which consolidates the Hospital_s mental health services into a single facility is completed
  • The building houses 180 inpatient beds
  • Pre-cast joists and soffit beams are utilized, along with a load bearing masonry exterior wall and a shallow foundation system to help keep the project within budget
  • Located in the area of Khalidiya, Abu Dhabi
  • Consists of the development of a main clinic building with underground parking levels
  • Supported by an adjacent HSE laboratory, two guardhouses, two small retail buildings and a substation building
  • The total structural built-up area is 500,000 sf
  • A 13-story, 113,000 sf outpatient comprehensive cancer center
  • Includes radiation oncology, infusion therapy, diagnostic radiology and a large number of exam and consultation clusters for a variety of specialized cancer care medical staff
  • Major elements of the new ambulatory care center include screening and diagnostic services; multidisciplinary treatment centers; chemotherapy infusion
  • Also includes radiation oncology, and on-site radiation therapy including three linear accelerators: computerized tomography simulation; positron emission tomography; and other chemo-radiation therapies
  • The structural system consists of flat plate concrete construction utilizing perimeter shear wall cores for the lateral system
  • The slab thickness varies between 10 and 12 inches to accommodate 100 and 300 pound per sf live load conditions
  • Increased design loads are used to provide the tenant flexibility to change and relocate various types of medical equipment, including MRI and PET/CT units
  • A three-foot thick foundation mat at the cellar level supports three LINAC units
  • A three-story, 97,500 sf outpatient facility located on a four acre site in Boca Raton, Florida
  • Dedicated to providing technologically advanced, patient focused, comprehensive cancer care for the community
  • The first floor consists of a 20,000 sf comprehensive Radiation Oncology and an Imaging Center
  • Public access to the building is through a three-story naturally lit atrium that visually unifies the building and also provides access to a small café, gift shop and Pyscho-Social Palliative Care
  • The second floor contains a Hematology/Oncology Clinic, including a Lab and Blood Draw area, Pharmacy, and a Chemotherapy and Infusion Center
  • The third floor contains a Multi-Modality Clinic, Administration Offices, and a Conference Center
  • Located in Christiansted on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Brings a modern cardiac treatment facility to the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center
  • Utilizes a structural steel frame combined with a lightweight Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (GFRC) panelized exterior wall system to accommodate the region’s seismic Zone 4 rating
  • Contains 25,000 sf of space
  • An expansion and renovation project, as part of Miami Children’s Hospital “Building on a Dream” campaign
  • Enhances the quality of care and service to the families
  • The 68,000 sf Ambulatory Care Building is designed to expand specialized programs to meet demands for service
  • Houses the hospital’s Pediatric Care Center, Congenital Heart Institute, Brain Institute, Plastic Surgery and the Craniofacial Center, as well as a new café
  • Includes further development of the MRI building, along with an adjacent 20 feet connector bridge that joins the building to the 196 Blank Building
  • Also includes a three-story addition used as a conference center, a PICU/NICU expansion, courtyard infill and a new entry at the Variety Building
  • Build to withstand a wind speed of 178 miles per hour and meets a large missile impact criteria consisting of a nine-pound missile traveling at 80 feet per second
  • Awards:
    New York Association of Consulting Engineers Award 2003
  • Located at the edge of Yale University’s Campus in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Involves the design and construction of two new buildings
  • The main building provides a new Health Center that contains 147,000 sf
  • Includes Administration, Ambulatory Care, Diagnostic Treatment, Nursing, Support, and Public Spaces
  • The second building provides a 350-car parking garage that is shared by the Health Center and the adjacent Rose Center
  • The garage utilizes precast concrete construction
  • Located 18 miles northeast of downtown Abu Dhabi
  • A new 1,250,000 sf world-class healthcare facility composed of multiple building structures
  • Incorporates the latest healthcare design and evidence-based design practices in order to improve patient outcomes, satisfaction, and staff efficiency
  • The primary hospital is a 6-story building with a basement level, roof, and penthouse