University of Arizona Medical Center7650 North Paseo Del Norte
Tucson, AZ 85704
Design Achievement - The University of Arizona Medical Center is recognized for teaching new health care professionals and conducting groundbreaking research through the physician-scientists of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. DLR Group's design for this expansion at the University Medical Center encompassed four floors and basement spaces to enlarge the imaging center, add a new emergency department, and completely re-oriented and reconstructed a surgical suite with 14 operating rooms.
Scope Summary - The 479-bed, 167,000-SF project added a Level I and Level II recovery, sterile core, staff support space, new outpatient waiting room, a new central processing department, kitchen expansion, new heliport and support space for pilots and paramedics, and a 110-bed addition of acute care nursing units including BMT, ICU, telemetry and medical/surgery. DLR Group provided planning and architecture services.