From Randy’s Desk:
Stanford’s new Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital creates work for BAC Trades
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is in the process of creating America’s most technologically advanced, family-friendly and environmentally sustainable hospital for babies, children and pregnant women. The $1.2 billion expansion, set to open summer 2017, adds 521,000 square feet of building space and 149 patient beds. Six new surgical suites, a nuclear medicine department, three new imaging units, four diagnostic units including a cardiac “hybrid” angiography suite, and more than 3.5 acres of healing gardens and green space are designed into the project.
The expanded building will enable Stanford to deliver the most innovative technology and treatment equipment currently available for pediatric and obstetric care in the Bay Area and beyond. It will optimize the hospital’s services and infrastructure, adding private rooms, family-friendly amenities and the flexible floor space the hospital needs to adapt to new technologies and to provide more efficient services.
The Hospital located at 725 Welch Road in Palo Alto has provided jobs for BAC 3 Trades for the past six months with work to continue into 2017. The multi-level structure includes a two-level underground parking facility that is built to modern safety standards using steel, concrete as well as thousands of CMUs. Bratton Masonry has been on the project since the early stages. Carrara Marble is also on the project installing 11,000 square feet of mechanically fastened lime stone employing 18 Marble Masons and Finishers. Tile is being installed in parking structures and will continue in the main structure with thousands of square feet of material by BAC 3 members from DeAnza Tile.
DPR is the General Contractor. They are dedicated to the highest standards of craftsmanship and committed to building this entire project with Union labor.
The award-winning firm, Perkins and Will, in association with Hammel, Green and Abrahamson Architects, leads the design and architecture of the hospital expansion. More than 800 physicians, surgeons, radiologists, nurses and parents supported the design process. More than $250 million has been contributed toward the project by local philanthropists, including the Sobrato Family Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, and generous corporate partners.