Building upon our longstanding relationship with Baptist Health, we designed a 112,000-square-foot multi-disciplinary medical complex in Plantation, Florida. With a focus on prioritizing the patient experience, offering state-of-the-art care, and creating flexibility for the future, the new outpatient facility provides convenient care for Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade County residents. Working against an accelerated timeline, we used tilt-up construction when designing this facility.
The facility houses many different specialties and modalities, including an ambulatory surgery center with five operating rooms, services from the health system’s four centers of excellence including cutting-edge cancer, orthopedic, cardiology and spine care, as well as urgent care, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, primary care and more. While each suite is customized to the tenant, the entire building is designed to adapt for future use—it can even be converted into a micro-hospital at a later date. Our team located mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems on the side of the building, rather than in each suite, so future renovations will require less re-engineering.
Color-changing exterior lights increase visibility from the adjacent interstate, while modern metal panels and curtain wall glazing reflect the high-quality care patients can expect to receive inside. The color and tile patterns inside the facility not only provide visual interest, but they also aid in wayfinding. The facility’s neutral, warm palette is accentuated with pops of blues and greens, with each floor having a specific color scheme.