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REMODEL/RENOVATION

S TA FF SPA CE S

UCSF Ambulatory Care
Center 5 Heart & Vascular
Clinic Renovation
San Francisco
S UBMITTED BY T A Y L O R D E S I G N * I R V I N E , C A L I F.

J U RY C O M M E N T S :
* Elegant and relaxing
elements that are
carried throughout the
spaces.
* Spectacular views of
nature
* I really like taking
advantage of one of
the best views from the
space and reserving it
for the staff lounge.

BEFORE

THE 5TH FLOOR of

D ESIG N TEAM:

Taylor Design
(planner, architect,
and interior designer);
UCSF Medical Center
Office of Design &
Construction (client),
Dome Construction
(construction);
EStructure (structural
engineer); Mazzetti
(MEP); Cumming
(cost estimator)
CO ST PER
SQ UAR E F O O T:

$533
PHO TO S (AFTER ):

Michael McLane

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the Ambulatory Care Center (ACC) Building offers sweeping views of
downtown San Francisco all the way to the
tips of the Golden Gate Bridge. The 10,000
square-foot space houses the now consolidated
UCSF-Parnassus Heart & Vascular services ambulatory programs. Originally constructed in
1973, the building is undergoing extensive renovations by the University of California, San Francisco.
Key project goals established by UCSF included consolidating Heart and Vascular services
ambulatory programs at one location, improving patient and caregiver satisfaction by creating a comfortable and attractive environment,
improving satisfaction and efficiency of caregivers and staff by creating a space that promotes
a logical workflow, making optimum use of the
panoramic views to benefit the patients, their
families and the staff, and developing the project in a participatory but efficient process by
including insights from key stakeholders - staff,
patients and caregivers but adhere to scope reflected by the project program.

D E C E M B E R 2 01 6 / S U P P L E M E N T T O H E A LT H C A R E D E S I G N

BEFORE

Taylor Design created an interior clinic space
that reflects the contrast of the urban city view
with the lush greenery of the surrounding park.
The use of contrast is also demonstrated by the
"on-stage/off-stage" concept that delineates the
public facing spaces from the staff and clinicianonly spaces.
Furniture and finishes mirror both the natural
hues of the park (brown, green, and yellow) and
the monochromatic hues of the city (silver, grey,
black, and white). The reception desk itself acts as
a reflection of the city. The silver texture pattern
of the ceiling and light fixtures resemble clouds
and evoke a sense of the fog that hangs over the
city and the bright sunshine that breaks through.
The raw concrete columns were left exposed
inside the space to contrast the warm wood utilized on the entry wall. Large patterned panels
of glass were placed between the wood planks
to reflect the breathtaking exterior views and
break up the long runs of wood.
Artwork used throughout the space drew
inspiration from the graphic style of x-ray images of items found in nature. Color tones used
in the furniture, artwork, and accent paint are
deep, highly contrasting, and bold. Resin panels
used in the corridor and exam rooms protect the
space from wear and tear.
Circulation improvements included adding a
secondary access corridor for staff providing a
secondary entrance into the exam rooms. Clerestories were introduced in most exam rooms to
bring as much light as possible in from the exterior windows.
The staff lounge, later dubbed "the treehouse,"
was placed in a window-filled corner room nestled in the lush trees and landscaping outside.
A large open room titled "the hub" was used for
touch-down space for clinicians. A flexible conference room can be converted into two smaller
consult rooms when needed.
A patient tracking system was implemented
to enable faster response times. The on-stage/
off-stage layout allows for privacy, direct access
from touch-down space to patients, easier access to the caregiver, and also provides areas of
respite for the clinician.



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HEALTHCARE DESIGN - DECEMBER 2016
CONTENTS
EDITORIAL
SHOW TALK
PHOTO TOUR
BIG IDEAS
A SOUND PLAN
PROCESS IMPROVEMENT DATA TRANSMISSON
PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT ACOUSTICS
THE CENTER
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT
FACE TIME
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