AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards 2016
Showcasing the best healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected seven recipients of the AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program. The award program showcases the best healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual strengths that solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns as well as the requisite functional and sustainability concerns of a hospital.
Recipients were selected in four different categories:
- Category A: Built, Less than $25 million in construction cost
- Category B: Built, More than $25 million in construction cost
- Category C: Unbuilt, Must be commissioned for compensation by a client with the authority and intention to build (No projects were selected in this category this year)
- Category D: Innovations in Planning and Design Research, Built and Unbuilt
Kaiser Permanente, Kraemer Radiation Oncology Center
The design focuses on providing a highly supportive environment which provides treatment and care of cancer patients.
Planned Parenthood Queens: Diane L. Max Health Center
For its first center in Queens, New York City, Planned Parenthood sought a facility that was a bold expression of its commitment to state-of-the-art care.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Regional Ambulatory Cancer Center
The challenge for the design team was converting the dated brick and metal panel building with large floor plates into a state of the art cancer center.
The Christ Hospital Joint and Spine Center
The Christ Hospital sought to unify their main campus and forge a model for integrated, patient-centered joint and spine care.
The University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) at Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
The 220,000-square-foot UACC is intended to deliver the highest standard of care within an evidence-based, multidisciplinary model, using the most modern technologies.
University Medical Center New Orleans
University Medical Center provides New Orleans with critical safety-net care in a 1.5 million-square-foot facility built to withstand natural disasters
Seattle Children's Hospital, South Clinic
Seattle Children's South Clinic advances the current hub-and-spoke model of healthcare that brings outpatient services closer to patients in their communities