Seattle Children's, South Clinic advances the hub-and-spoke facility development model that brings outpatient services closer to patients in their communities. Located within a shopping center, this clinic design adapts a former Circuit City store into an outpatient pediatric clinic. South Clinic expands brand reach into the growing South Puget Sound region, offering urgent care, occupational and physical therapy, and specialty services. The design saved 2.5% of construction costs and is now the prototype for ensuing Seattle Children's clinics in the Puget Sound region.
Assess methods of reducing risk while adapting another typology into a health care facility.
Identify how lean methods and collaboration reduce time and cost.
Describe how facilities can respond to new drivers in health care facility development.
Identify architectural strategies for adapting buildings to health care use.