SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Construction underway on New Stanford Hospital by Rafael Vinoly Architects

Work has begun on the Rafael Vinoly Architects-designed New Stanford Hospital in California as part of the Stanford University Medical Center: Project Renewal. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on 1 May with officials gathering to celebrate the official launch of construction. The project is due to complete in 2017 with the first patients to be welcomed to the facility in spring 2018.

The scheme takes a modular approach to ensure optimum flexibility and opportunity for expansion in the future, with a universal module of 120ft by 120ft used as the basic building block. In total the New Stanford Hospital will include: 368 private patient bedrooms; high-tech diagnostic and treatment rooms; a new Level 1 Trauma Center; a 1,000-car parking structure; and 5 gardens. The building will be seismically isolated to ensure maximum protection from quakes.

Rafael Vinoly explains: “This project represents an unprecedented endeavour in the hospital’s successful 50-year history of healing humanity. By reinterpreting and updating the Stanford campus and the original hospital through a modular plan, it is poised to adapt to evolving medical technology while continuing to provide advanced care and treatment - in a healing environment unique to Stanford - to patients from surrounding communities and beyond.”

IN BRIEF
Wednesday 08 May 2013
Piercy & Company’s Berners Street scheme in London, UK gets council go-ahead
Fri 17 Oct 2014
Joseph Aliotta joins Perkins Eastman New York office as principal
Thu 16 Oct 2014
Benoy-designed Galerie Šantovka wins Building of the Year 2014
Wed 15 Oct 2014
Photography team Hufton + Crow win Arcaid Images’ Architectural Photographer of the year 2014
Wed 15 Oct 2014
University College London receives planning approval for £9.3m Wilkins Terrace and Refectory redevelopment
Tue 14 Oct 2014
Canada’s Lemay completes acquisition of 3 firms; boosts international presence,multidisciplinary offering
Tue 14 Oct 2014
2014 edition of Meeting Architecture lecture, exhibition and event programme opens at the British School at Rome
Mon 13 Oct 2014
Design Hotels announce opening of Hong Kong’s Ovolo Southside hotel
Mon 13 Oct 2014