NYU Cancer CenterNew York, New York

  • 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