HDR and Herzog & de Meuron have been selected by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) to design the new hospital of the UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights, San Francisco, California. The hospital is part of UCSF’s academic medical center, which also includes a research enterprise and graduate schools in the health sciences.
Noise has a negative impact on patient wellness, provider efficiency, and overall quality of care in healthcare facilities. When evaluating flooring options for healthcare centers, it is important to consider the need to reduce noise levels while maintaining high standards of cleanliness to provide safety and comfort to patients and providers.
The architectural design team from Harris Craig Architects utilized a standing-seam metal roof and metal wall panel systems to create a contemporary, modern appearance for the Herrington-Ornelas Health Park in Whitehouse, Texas.
The patient-focused design of the 32,516-m2 (350,000-sf) St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois, offers more space, greater efficiencies, and a modern appearance. Providing both the desired appearance and required performance, metal ceiling panels help create the building’s four exterior canopies.