Phoenix College Allied Health and Dental Schools3144 N. 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Design Achievement - This project for Phoenix College design connects two disparate buildings to unite the academic programs under one roof, and creates sharing opportunities of pragmatic spaces. The basis for the programs are the state-of-the-art simulation labs where student learn their skills, and the fully functioning clinical labs where students provide services to actual patients. DLR Group's design integrates the District’s new branding initiative throughout the project. The common areas in the new “link” between the buildings provides students a place to interact, learn from one another, or just hang out.The design renovated and connected two disparate buildings to unite the academic programs under one roof, and to create sharing opportunities of programmatic spaces.
Scope Summary - This project encompassed the remodel of an existing 34,476 SF two-story + basement building for Allied Health, and 8,294 SF single-story building (raised above the parking lot) for the Phoenix College Dental Program. Allied Health contains classrooms, offices, computer labs, phlebotomy|histology lab and student space. The Dental remodel includes a new at-grade lobby, new elevator, administrative space, a radiography suite, computer lab/processing area for the computer based radiography equipment, large dental clinic including operatory dental chairs and casework relocated from the existing building, sterilization room, and relocated air compressors and vacuum pumps to a new mechanical room. DLR Group provided architecture, interiors, engineering, and landscape architecture services on the project, along with energy modeling and daylighting.