New York, NY (May 2012) – EwingCole, an award-winning architecture and engineering firm, has been selected by the Phelps Memorial Hospital Center to develop a five-year facility master plan. Located on 69-acres in Sleepy Hollow, NY, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center is a 235-bed not-for-profit acute care hospital.

“Phelps Memorial’s overall goal is to develop a framework for near term investment while driving the system’s growth beyond the next five years,” said Andy Jarvis, AIA, LEED AP, principal of EwingCole’s Healthcare Practice.

With magnificent views of the Hudson River, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center has grown rapidly since its founding in 1955 to serve the health needs of Westchester County. Driving the master facility planning process is a number of important expansion and renovation initiatives needed to fulfill its ongoing strategic plan.

“Over the past thirty years, EwingCole has developed and realized master plans for many health systems so we are attuned to the practical considerations of implementation,” continued Jarvis. “At the same time, we incorporate new solutions for the future of healthcare delivery as well as green building, evidence-based lean and lean design strategies.

EwingCole has designed master plans for Bayhealth Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Geisinger Medical Center, North Shore-LIJ Health System, SUNY Stonybrook and the University of Maryland Medical Center among others.