NewYork–Presbyterian Ambulatory Care Center 199
New York, New York, USA
The NewYork–Presbyterian Ambulatory
The typical clinical ﬂoor has 12 ﬂexible
In response to the center’s proximity to the
Care Center is the ﬁrst step in a long-term
operating rooms. To minimize the need to
river, critical infrastructure is placed at the
master plan for the expansion of NewYork–
move patients, the design places 36 private
top of the building for protection during
Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in
prep and recovery rooms on a single level.
severe weather events.
New York City’s Upper East Side.
Each ﬂoor has support spaces and family waiting areas that overlook York Avenue,
The team designed the building to support a
Accommodating 40,000 patients annually,
the gardens at Rockefeller University
future overbuild of 230,000 square feet.
the facility’s primary services include
and the East River.
outpatient surgery, endoscopy, interventional radiology, diagnostic imaging, radiation
A clear wayﬁnding system and advanced
oncology and digestive disease treatments.
technology enhance patient access and comfort. The program layout provides distinct
◄ exterior perspective
Public functions, including the main lobby,
separation of patients and families from
patient services and a wellness center for
back-of-house circulation. An employee-only
patient health and alternative medicines, are
support ﬂoor located between the ﬁve clinical
located on lower ﬂoors.
ﬂoors promotes efﬁcient staff ﬂow.
2014 design annual
460,000 sq. ft. / 42,700 sq. m.