May 2012: New Projects Portfolio
Children’s hospital in Baltimore; shopping center development outside Chicago; Cornell College of Human Ecology’s new sustainable building.
New children’s hospital in Baltimore built to make patients feel at home
The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai in Baltimore is a $29.5 million, 57,200-sf facility designed by local firm Hord Coplan Macht. The hospital focuses on family-centered care, featuring 26 private inpatient rooms with large glass windows to bring in natural light, as well as custom-designed elevator buttons for creating a playful feel. The Building Team also included Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. of Baltimore, consulting engineering firm Leach Wallace Associates, Elkridge, Md., structural engineering firm Morabito Consultants, Sparks, Md., and Baltimore-headquartered civil engineering consultant RK&K.