When the time comes to build out shelled space, owners can be faced with constraints related to design, operations, schedule, and phasing, not to mention facing a major construction project in the midst of an operational hospital. This session will present the story of Phoenix Children's Hospital and some of the innovative tools used by the design and construction team. The owner will also present strategies used to accommodate the patients, families, and staff on the neighboring units during construction.
Develop observations from your current state to inform optimal future state environments.
Employ full-scale departmental mockups to improve the final design and increase staff and contractor buy-in.
Develop effective communication strategies with staff during construction, and understand how to reduce noise and disruptions in an active facility.
Empower staff to become champions of the design and construction process, and create enthusiasm and ownership over the finished product.
AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP,
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