Although flexible design can provide long-lasting solutions for most architectural projects, it provides several unique benefits for a healthcare facility. As the past few years have shown, a healthcare centre’s ability to quickly respond to shifts in patient and staff needs can have a substantial impact on patient outcomes as well as the general public’s health and well-being.
The joint venture of Stantec and KPMB Architects is providing architectural design services for the planning phase of the Hospital for Sick Children’s (SickKids’) 10-plus year campus redevelopment, Project Horizon.
When evaluating flooring options for health-care centres, 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 planning, design, and construction of hospital facilities normally take years. However, the pandemic presented a unique challenge where solutions had to be conceived and implemented within months. This is the story of one response to this unique challenge.
A substantial portion of the construction of Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital, the first new hospital to be built in Ontario in more than 30 years, has been completed, reported Mackenzie Health. The milestone signals the completion of the bulk of construction on the project and the start of months of work to ensure the hospital is ready to provide patient care.
B+H Architects and mcCallumSather has been selected as the planning, design, and conformance (PDC) team for the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital (WLMH) project, Grimsby, Ont. As the PDC team, B+H Architects and mcCallumSather will prepare project documents, including output specifications that will form the guidelines and performance requirements the successful building team must meet when preparing the design.
Ground has broken on the first phase of SickKids’ new campus redevelopment project in Toronto, known as Project Horizon. This phase will create the Patient Support Centre (PSC), a new 22-storey educational, training, and administrative tower.
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