Construction Concludes on Stanford Children’s Health Specialty Services Center

Level 10 Construction, based in Sunnyvale announced on June 21 that it has completed construction of the $47 million Stanford Children’s Health pediatric specialty services center in Sunnyvale.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Breaks Ground on Surgical Tower

The M.T. Mustian Center at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) recently started construction with Birmingham, Ala.-based Brasfield & Gorrie. Demolition and site work was already underway for new surgical tower during the groundbreaking ceremony on June 3. The project, expected to take 30 months to complete, will wrap up in early 2019. It will bring modern design and equipment to the hospital’s adult intensive care and operating rooms.

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Honored at Annual Award Ceremony

The Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center design-build team of Taylor Design, McCarthy Building Companies Inc., SmithGroupJJR (all companies working out of a California-based office) and Los Angeles Department of Public Works was honored at the 46th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) on June 16 at the Beverly Hilton. The event, which drew an audience of 500 leading design and building professionals, along with top city officials, recognized 35 architectural and design projects for setting new standards of design excellence, innovation and sustainability.

Roper St. Francis Partners with HDR on New Hospital Design

Roper St. Francis, a South Carolina-based health care system, named Omaha, Neb.-based architecture firm, HDR, as the designer for its new lower Berkeley County hospital. It will be the most recent addition to the Roper St. Francis Hospitals health care system since Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital opened in November 2010.

Kaiser Permanente Makes Aggressive Green Goals for 2025

Kaiser Permanente, an Oakland-based health care system, set new and aggressive environmental goals for the year 2025, including becoming carbon net positive and sending zero waste to landfills. There is not yet an estimate for the cost of the changes taking place, but operations, investments, grant making, public policy, research and community collaborations will need to create new strategies.