MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER ALKEK EXPANSION AND RENOVATION OF EXISTING FACILITY G7 ICU
MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the largest cancer centers in the world, and has been working to eliminate cancer for more than seven decades. Renovation includes renovation of approximately 50,000 GSF on Floor 7 of the Albert B. and Margaret M. Alkek Hospital (G7), at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Main Building. Project space consists of intensive care patient rooms, support spaces, family waiting, circulation and nursing areas. Construction included:
• Reworking the existing med-gas zones, HVAC zones and water zones for phasing purposes of occupied floor
• ICU Patient room door replacement, replacement of existing charting areas in the patient corridors, including replacement of hand wash sinks, wall mounted computer infrastructure and worktop
• All room finishes to be replaced including millwork & re-cladding of existing cove lighting
• Deleting the Med gas columns in all G7 ICU rooms and creating new headwalls
• Elimination of toileting facilities within rooms and conversion of utilities to support in-room bed pan washer
• Enclose all med-prep rooms. These rooms will be relocated within each inpatient pod.
• Creation of Family Support Space to include showers, lockers, etc.
• Reconfiguration of the core support rooms to improve space and functional allocation. These support rooms include staff locker / break room, offices, supply and equipment storage rooms, classroom, and others as shown on the construction documents.
• Removal of existing Smoke Evacuation System infrastructure which is no longer in use.
• Replace existing nurse station millwork and reconfigure for new layout.
• Relocate selected Pneumatic Tube stations for new Nurse Station layout
Owner: UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Architect: Courtney Harper and Partners Architects
Contractor: Vaughn Construction Company
Project Size: 50,000 sf
Start / Completion Dates: 01/2016 – 12/2017
Brandt Role: Mechanical & Plumbing Services