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

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