Texas Architect Sept/Oct 2007: Design Awards
Texas Architect is the official publication of the Texas Society of Architects, each edition features recently completed projects and other editorial content largely written by AIA members in Texas. That collective participation was the basis of Texas Architect’s recognition by the national AIA with a 2010 Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement.
p o r t f o l i o : H e a l t hca r e Simmons Ambulatory Surgery Center 1 project client Simmons Ambulatory Surgery Center, Dallas Parkland Health & Hospital System architect Perkins+Will design team David Collins, AIA; Randy Hood, AIA; David Winfrey, AIA; Michael Tresp; Kirsten Heckt contractor consultants r e s o u r c e s brick : Lakewood Brick (Blackson Brick, dist.); cast stone : Arriscraft (Blackson Brick, dist.); glass : Viracon; metal panels : Alcoa; mullions : Viracon; architectural woodwork : Bacon Veneer; decorative glazing : Skyline Design; terrazzo : American Terrazzo; tile : Crossville Ceramics, Daltile, Interceramic; metal panels : Alcoa 4 2 3 Hill & Wilkinson L.A. Fuess Partners (structural); Pacheco Koch Con- sulting Engineers (civil); Piazza Engineering (MEP); Mesa Design 5 Group (landscape) photographer Mark Trew Photography 6 7 Part of the Parkland Health and Hospital System, the the lobby, creating warmth and a celestial atmosphere. 62,000-sf, freestanding building sits near a busy inter- The strong lines that form the exterior of the building are section across from Parkland Hospital. The Dallas office maintained within. The first floor of the surgery center of Perkins+Will has designed a stunning image of glass includes six operating rooms and four endoscopic rooms juxtaposed against stone. The large, curved, composite that can easily be converted to operating rooms should aluminum canopy shelters the patient drop-off at the the caseload suddenly increase. The second floor is a entrance of the building. Following the curve around, multi-physician orthopedic and pain clinic. The building leads one to the animated sculpture garden moving in the is designed for future expansion. wind. The glass walls of the building allow sunshine into 9 / 1 0 2 0 0 7 8 ground Floor plan 1 Main Entrance 2 Public Waiting 3 Admitting 4 Patient Discharge 5 Engineering/Service 6 Pre-Op/Recovery 7 Surgery 8 Endoscopy Megan Braley t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 89