Jackson Memorial Hospital Mental Health FacilityMiami, Florida

  • 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