Project Description

Critical Care Tower
Philadelphia, PA

The first floor of this new bed tower offers outpatient clinical space as well as admissions, chapel, and gift shop. The upper floor program includes, 50 critical care beds, 60 neonatal intensive care beds, decentralized nursing stations and supplies, a new rooftop helipad, and a Ronald McDonald Room with kitchenette and washer/dryer which makes families more comfortable. A pedestrian bridge connects the new tower to the existing parking garage; work also included backfill renovations including expanded surgical facilities in the existing hospital. Key exterior elements include a predominantly brick facade with metal and glass accents, a canopied entrance, and lighted, building-mounted signage to enhance branding.