The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) is recognizing seven projects with its Healthcare Design Awards for cutting-edge designs that help solve aesthetic, civic, urban and social problems while also being functional and sustainable.
Details for each of the awarded projects are available online.
AIA/AAH bestows the awards annually for leading healthcare building design, healthcare planning and healthcare design-oriented research. The seven projects were honored at the AIA AAH/ACHA Summer Leadership Summit in Chicago on Saturday, July 28. Projects were awarded by the 7-member jury in the following categories.
“Category A Built” represents a project with a construction cost that was less than $25 million:
- Story County Medical Center Outpatient Unit Expansion, Nevada, Iowa | INVISION Architecture;
- Maggie's Centre Barts, London, United Kingdom | Steven Holl Architects; Associate Architect: jmarchitects.
“Category B Built” represents a project with a construction cost that was more than $25 million:
- Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, Palo Alto, California | Perkins+Will and HGA Architects and Planners;
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth, Monmouth, New Jersey | Perkins+Will;
- Cedars Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, Los Angeles | HOK.
“Category C Renovations/Remodels” represents a project primarily built within an existing hospital or clinical space or the adaptive reuse of an existing building to a healthcare use:
- Cedars-Sinai, Playa Vista Physician Office & Urgent Care, Playa Vista, California | ZGF Architects LLP.
“Category D Unbuilt” represents a project commissioned for compensation by a client with the authority and intention to build:
- Eastside Health Clinic, Portland, Oregon | Ankrom Moisan Architects.
Visit AIA’s website for more information on the AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards.