March 2012: New Projects Portfolio
California apartment project brings together young and old; DOD’s largest inpatient hospital completed; and the nation’s first LEED Silver sorority house.
60-bed hospital in Alabama admits first patients, gets new president
Madison Hospital in Madison, Ala., has officially opened for patient care. The 60-bed facility was built by Robins & Morton (GC) of Birmingham and was designed by Chapman Sisson Architects of Huntsville, Ala. HKS Architects provided healthcare design support. An emergency department, surgical center, medical imaging laboratory, and sleep center comprise the 75,000-sf facility. Executive staff from Huntsville Hospital managed the project, and Mary Lynne Wright, a 33-year-veteran nurse executive, has been appointed president of the new facility. Total project costs are estimated around $71 million.