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P o r t f o l i o : H e a l t h c a r e F a c i l i t i e s Center for the Intrepid p r o j e c t  Center The 65,000-sf Center for the Intrepid, designed by for the Intrepid, San Antonio c l i e n t  National Armed Forces Physical Rehabilitation Center, Brooke SmithGroup is equipped with the most sophisticated Army Medical Center amputee rehabilitation technology available—virtual a r c h i t e c t  SmithGroup reality, robotics, and simulators. The four-story build- d e s i g n t e a m   Phil ing is an elliptical shape, fusing the client’s desire for a Tobey, FAIA; Bill Kline, AIA; Lora Schwartz, AIA; Cheryl Brown, IIDA; Rodrigo Manriquez; Mary Jukuri, ASLA monumental building with the need for a state-of-the-art c o n t r a c t o r  Skanska facility to hold complex functions within. The building’s USA Building & Associates (structural); SmithGroup rose granite exterior is seated firmly on a base of black (interior); Syska Hennessy Group (MEPF); Skanska USA Building granite, portraying the idea of permanence. Triple- (construction manager); Counsilman-Hunsaker (pool); Koffel (code); height windows punctuate the exterior granite while a Heller & Metzger (specification); JJR SmithGroup (landscape); capping band of clerestory windows light the interior of SmithGroup (lighting, equipment); Garcia & Wright (civil); Plaza the space. This abundance of interior natural light is Construction Corp. (owner’s representative) utilized by placing rehabilitation activities around the c o n s u l t a n t s   Cagley p h o t o g r a p h e r  Timothy outer edge of the building. Having been named for both Hursley 10 2 8 3 1 9 6 5 7 4 11 a WWII aircraft carrier as well as those who are defined Cold Spring by resolute fearlessness, fortitude, and endurance, Granite; windows : Viracon; roofing system : Berridge, Sarnafil, Tremco; the new rehabilitation center acts as more than just a insulation : healthcare facility: it is also a monument to those who r e s o u r c e s curtain wall : ceilings : Kawneer; Owens Corning; elevators and escalators : ThyssenKrupp; Armstrong; doors : Mohawk; carpet: Shaw, Monterey, C&A; plumbing fixtures : Kohler; energy management controls : systems : 7 / 8 exterior cladding : Simplex 2 0 0 9 tile : DalTile; lighting controls : have become patients there. Lutron; Johnson Controls; security and fire alarm S u s a n B u t l e r FIRST FLOOR PLAN 1 Lobby/telemed conference 2 military performance lab 3 Uneven terrain modeler 4 Administration 5 Behavioral Medicine 6 Case management 7 patient locker room 8 coffee shop/lounge 9 fitness center 10 natatorium 11 outdoor activity area t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 67

Texas Architect July/Aug 2009: Residential Design

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