Smilow Cancer Hospital receives Green Building Award
The 516,000-sf Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn., has received an Award of Merit in the state’s Green Building Council’s 2011 Green Building Design Awards. Shepley Bulfinch (architect), Towers Golde (landscape architect), and Turner Construction (construction services) formed the Building Team for the hospital, which includes radiation therapy areas, 168 private patient rooms, 12 operating rooms, and integrated imaging technologies. Eight years in the making, the hospital reaches 14 stories in height and features a terra cotta rainscreen exterior, large natural light sources, low-flow water faucets, and a mid-level rooftop garden. LEED certification is being pursued.