The new Kimbrough Animal Hospital in Longview, Texas, was born of tragedy. An overnight fire destroyed the hospital’s previous building and killed animals sleeping in the kennel area. In the plans to rebuild, the owners wanted a high level of fire protection and also a design reflecting the area’s agricultural heritage. Metal roof and wall panels helped with both these goals.
To meet the growing needs of the community, Northwell Health in Huntington, New York, needed a bigger emergency department (ED. The facility utilized a split-flow, ‘super track’ model for its expansion to filter the patient volume into two treatment areas to more effectively manage patient wait-times and reduce their length of stay.
Global public health organization NSF International has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification for its new lab and office space at its headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
University of Washington’s Population Health Facility (PHF) in Seattle establishes a new type of venue for interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. The new building seeks to advance the university’s health initiative through an idea laboratory and collaboration incubator.
A nine-story patient tower at the Methodist University Hospital (MUH) in Memphis, Tennessee, is now complete. The 41,806-m2 (450,000-sf) tower was constructed on top of the already existing emergency department of the hospital.