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PROJECT DETAILS

Project name: Brooklyn Health
Center
Completion date: July 2017
Owner: New York Hotel Trades
Council & Hotel Association of
New York City Inc.
Gross building area:
164,000 sq. ft.
Total construction cost:
$126 million
Cost/sq. ft.: $768
Architecture: Francis Cauffman
Interior design: Francis Cauffman
A B OV E : The center

is organized by
discipline, not by
individual physician
practice. Pictured
here are dental
rooms within a treatment pod. L E FT: The
health center was
designed as a onestop primary care
shop for hotel union
workers and includes
a blood draw lab on
the fourth floor.

Equipment Planning: Francis
Cauffman
Expediting and code review:
Milrose Consultants Inc.
Carpet/flooring: Shaw Contract
Ceiling/wall systems:
Armstrong
Doors/locks/hardware: ASSA
Abloy/Sargent Hardware, Dorma
Fabric/textiles: CF Stinson,
Teknion
Handrails/wall guards: CS
Group, Korogard
Lighting controls: Eaton, Cooper
Lighting fixtures: Focal Point,
Metalux, Edison Price, Neoray,
Vibea, Surelite, Boca Flasher,
CSL, Mark, ATLite, Q-Tran, AAL,
BK, Elliptipar, RAB
Signage/wayfinding design:
Lebowitz Gould Design Inc.

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the design team to add a bench seat outside the
rooms for family members or caregivers to wait
when they're asked to step outside rather than
walking back to the family waiting area at the
end of the hall.
Greenspan says the health center, which
opened in November 2017, has exceeded all expectations, especially when it came to the original goal of upping efficiency. "In the new collaborative model, doctors are 30 percent more
productive than in our existing model, yet 'feel'
like they are working less hard," he says. 
Alicia Hoisington is a freelance writer based in
Cleveland. She can be reached at H O I S I N G T O N .
FREELANCE@GMAIL.COM.

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Channel glass: Bendheim
Sliding/barn doors: DIRTT
Window treatment:
Mechoshade
Paint: Sherwin Williams
Porcelain wall panels:
Crossville Tile
Porcelain wall tile: Atlas
Concorde
Porcelain floor tile: Atlas
Concorde
Flooring, hard surface: Mats Inc.
Flooring, resilient: Capri Cork,
Gerflor, Shaw

BJORG MAGNEA

The pods are organized by a member's visit
type, including musculoskeletal, diabetes/endocrine, cardiovascular, pediatrics/family/women,
ophthalmology, dental, and procedural-not
around individual physician practices. The
move allows for less waiting and more fluidity
between specialists. "We wanted to tie in another goal the client had, which was to get patients
in and out in under an hour. This is not a small
feat," Gow says, adding that the pod layout also
helps with wayfinding.
For example, exam rooms within the pods
are angled, which Gow says accomplishes two
things. First, when patients turn toward the corridor they can easily see the room numbers on
the angled walls. Second, the angling allowed

Surfaces-solid/other:
Dupont Corian, Wilsonart,
Laminart


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