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National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, US, Architect
Architect representing the Facilities Management Department for the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD on the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center project. This BRAC project consolidates two major Military Medical Centers over 3 years at a cost in excess of $1.4B USD. Responsibilities include interfacing with the Design/Build team regarding QC and constructability issues, facilitating outage requests with the FMD technical staff to support the renovation of over 200 KSF in 10 buildings, assuring conformance with Joint Commission requirements for Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) procedures, reviewing RFP documents for conformance to health care design criteria, representing FMD in construction meetings, and coordination with NAVFAC ROICC project managers.
RSg Architects, Chantilly, VA, US, Architect
Inova Alexandria Hospital Alexandria, VA – Founded in 1872, INOVA Alexandria Hospital has retained RSg to design the largest expansion to their building in over 30 years. The program for the project includes the expansion of the Emergency Department, Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology, and Outpatient Surgery, Laboratory, and a 24 bed Telemetry Unit. Construction cost - $40M, 63,000 sf new construction, 48,000 sf renovation.
The elements of the Emergency Department expansion include new patient and ambulance entrances, 2 resuscitation rooms, a CT Scan room, and an 8 bed Clinical Decision Unit. CVIR expansion includes 6 new treatment rooms with 4 Cath Labs, an EP Lab, and Neuro Interventional Radiology Lab (Bi-plane).
The new expanded entrance to the Same Day Surgery Department includes new patient reception, registration, and family waiting areas. This new area includes high ceilings, indirect lighting, and expansive interiors which feature extensive use of natural materials. The number of patient prep/recovery spaces will be more than doubled for a total of 25 bays. Surgery renovations include a new 21 bay PACU (Recovery Room) and 2 new 600 sf ORs including 1 CVOR.
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, Architecture
Foreign Study: Florence, IT
Major subjects: Industrialized Building and Urban Design