Category: Healthcare

Shepley Bulfinch Completes New John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Shepley Bulfinch is pleased to announce the grand opening of John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, the only freestanding pediatric hospital in New York State and one of 43 nationwide. The new $270 million, 410,000 SF, 185-bed facility is the regional perinatal center and ACS Level 1 pediatric trauma center. It includes a 64-bed private room neonatal intensive care unit, labor and delivery unit, joint pediatric hematology/oncology unit in partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as well as comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services co-located to meet the growing demand of pediatric and women’s health services for Kaleida Health, Western New York and beyond.

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Pitt, UPMC Announce $200 Million Immunotherapy Investment, Creation of Innovation Facility

Pitt and UPMC leaders today announced plans to establish the new UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center (ITTC), with much of its activity planned within an eight-story innovation hub—all part of a concerted effort to harness the power of the human immune system to treat and cure a wide range of diseases. As part of the collaboration, UPMC has made a $200 million commitment to ITTC, and the University will transform a century-old building at 5000 Baum Boulevard into a world-class space for labs, offices, startup companies, and industry partners. 

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Margulies Perruzzi Architects Welcomes John Fowler as Associate Principal in Health+Science Studio

“The addition of John Fowler to MPA’s leadership team brings the clients of our Health+Science studio an even greater depth and breadth of technical expertise,” said Marc Margulies, FAIA, LEED AP, senior partner and principal at Margulies Perruzzi Architects. “Leading the Health+Science studio, Jason Costello and John Fowler offer complementary skills and talents in the complex design of healthcare, technology, and scientific projects. They will work together to expand the Health+Science studio and provide clients with technical expertise in new areas.”

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The Maggie’s Centre Barts, designed by Steven Holl Architects, opens in London

Laura Lee, Maggie’s Chief Executive said, “It is with great pride that we can announce the opening of Maggie’s Barts. The Centre helps us to extend Maggie’s vital practical and emotional support to more people across the capital.” She added, “Steven Holl’s design is a perfect blend of old and new and sits beautifully next to the historical hospital site. With its colored glass and peaceful roof garden, designed by Darren Hawkes, I am sure the Centre will provide a safe haven for people living with cancer and their family and friends across the East of London.”

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Lauren Janney of Lens Joins Emergency Medicine Advisory Board at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Lens, a creative consulting studio of national architecture firm Shepley Bulfinch focused on helping organizations improve performance through innovation, consensus and engagement, announced today that Principal Strategist Lauren Janney, EDAC, LEED AP has joined the Emergency Medicine Advisory Board at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) for a three-year term beginning October 2017.

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TRIA Completes Design of Oncorus Headquarters

TRIA, a partner-led architecture firm with a focus on science and technology organizations bringing new discoveries to the market, announced today the completion of a new 12,300 SF headquarters for Oncorus®, Inc., a biotechnology company developing a portfolio of next-generation immunotherapy products to treat several types of cancer.

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FKP to Join CannonDesign

Houston-based FKP is set to join CannonDesign. The firms signed a memorandum of understanding and are working through the steps to complete a merger. This planned merger represents a remarkable fusion of expertise — bringing together our leading design practice with one of the most respected healthcare, science and education design firms in the nation. Together as one firm, we will leverage our combined 19 office locations and nearly 1,000 employees to better serve our clients as they seek to innovate, transform and prepare for the future. 

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Roadmap for Designing Net Zero Labs by Jacob Tsimanis PE, LEED AP, CPMP & BCxP. Photo credit: Shutterstock, Artist Siyanight

Roadmap for Designing Net Zero Labs by Jacob Tsimanis PE, LEED AP, CPMP & BCxP. Photo credit: Shutterstock, Artist Siyanight


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