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ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER

University Medical Center New Orleans NEW ORLEANS
Submitted by: NBBJ SEATTLE

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H E A LT H C A R E D E S I G N S H O W C A S E

HONORABLE
MENTION
2016

Project category: New construction
Chief administrator: Greg Feirn, CEO, LCMC Health
Firm: NBBJ, www.nbbj.com
Design team: NBBJ (architect, interior designer, planner, lighting designer,
environmental graphics designer); Blitch Knevel (parking garage and
utility building designer); Skanska and MAPP (construction manager);
AECOM (MEP, structural, civil, and fire protection engineer); Torre Design
Consortium (landscape designer)
Photography: ©Benjamin Benschneider
Total building area (sq. ft.): 1,500,000
Construction cost/sq. ft.: $503
Total construction cost (excluding land): $754 million
Completed: June 2015

In August 2015, University Medi-

Serenity and wellness are encour-

Mid-City neighborhood, forming the

aged by five landscaped courtyards,

backbone of the city's new medical

some with reflection pools, and four

district, as the former was devastated

meditation rooms. Environmental

by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

graphics pay homage to the rich

UMC offers 424 beds, 20 operating
rooms, five interventional rooms, and

UMC sets high standards of
resiliency for the region. Its façade

is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in

is capable of withstanding impact

southeast Louisiana.

equivalent to a Category 3 hurricane.
All critical infrastructure, services

for UMC included programming,

and supplies, including the emer-

planning, architecture, interior

gency department and a week's worth

design, medical equipment, lighting,

of power, food and water, are located

and environmental graphics. UMC's

at least 21 feet above base flood eleva-

design was guided by the need for

tion. The emergency department can

an advanced facility that serves New

also expand or contract to adapt to

Orleans' diverse communities by

changing needs.

integrating safety-net and high-end
services under a single roof.
Patient wellness and comfort
anchor the hospital design. All
inpatient rooms are private with en
suite bathrooms and windows tuned
08.16 * Supplement to Healthcare Design

heritage of New Orleans.

a comprehensive cancer center, and

NBBJ's integrated design services

84

for comfortable levels of natural light.

cal Center opened in New Orleans'


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Healthcare Design - August 2016
Contents
hcdmagazine.com
Editorial
Show Talk
Monitor
Product Spotlight: Waiting Areas
The Center
Forward Thinkers
Charting a New Course
Whole in One
In the City
Research
First Look
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