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The photos are from Halkin Mason Photography, Courtesy of Perkins+Will NY.
Perkins+Will image of interior of Einstein Medical Center Montgomery
Einstein Medical Center Montgomery has been awarded LEED-NC (New Construction) Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Designed by the New York office of Perkins+Will, the 360,000 square foot, 146-bed acute care facility and adjoining 75,000 square foot medical office building were built for Einstein Healthcare Network based in Philadelphia. Einstein Montgomery is the first new hospital built in southeastern Pennsylvania in more than a decade.In addition to the Einstein facility’s accomplishments in sustainable design, two other major distinctions are its dedication to serving the needs of both its patients and the community as well as its celebration of the beauty of the surrounding natural landscape. These qualities were successfully achieved through a design strategy that united architectural, interior, and medical planning, set a framework for cutting-edge inpatient and outpatient service, integrated advanced medical technology, and upheld sustainable design principles.“We are delighted that our hospital earned LEED-NC Silver certification,” says Beth Duffy, Chief Operating Officer for Einstein Montgomery. “Our hospital was developed with the patient and their families at the center of every initiative. Sustainable building shows that we care for the community beyond the walls of our medical center.” A myriad of functional, economic and aesthetic drivers led to the unique design of the Einstein Montgomery project, which was completed on time and on budget through an accelerated approach that met the Federal Housing Administration’s mandated process and schedule for financing.Initially comprised of 96 medical/surgical beds, a 22-bed intensive care unit, a 20-bed postpartum unit and the eight-bed Arthur and Lea Powell Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, with a Level III designation, as well as a two-story medical arts building, Einstein Montgomery is a fully integrated, best-in-class medical facility. The early success of Einstein Montgomery has created the need for additional patient care areas, and an expansion is currently underway that will bring the medical center’s total number of licensed beds to 170. The community is now offered 24-hour emergency care by board certified physicians; cardiac services including open heart surgery, catheterization, and electrophysiology; and minimally invasive robotic surgery, including bariatric, breast, colorectal, endovascular, and cardiothoracic surgery. On the north side, a distinct outpatient surgery entrance provides an alternative, convenient experience for patients without having to be “in the hospital.” As a result, the project offers the best of both worlds: the efficiency of combined inpatient and outpatient clinical operations in an environment that is similar to stand-alone surgical centers.Inspired by natureEinstein Montgomery’s location, adjacent to a 690-acre farm park, creates a peaceful, pastoral setting for the medical center’s patients, visitors and staff. Emerging organically from the natural landscape, the facility features low, horizontal lines that rise into a dramatic, sculptural, modern form that is clad in custom-textured precast concrete panels that evoke the stratified stone of the region. The multi-story glass curtain wall creates a picture window of the outdoor setting and provides high-performance functionality, including effectively limiting external heat gain by controlling the amount of direct sunlight that can enter the building. The atrium enclosed by this curtain wall is configured into terraced balconies that provide pleasant and convenient waiting areas with views of the nearby farm park.According to Carolyn BaRoss, Perkins+Will New York’s Interior Design Principal, careful consideration of nature in the development of healthcare interiors is critical; wellness is influenced by connectivity to nature and family. “For the design of Einstein Montgomery, we have provided our client and their patients with an aesthetically appealing environment that offers seamlessness of function, abundant access to daylight and views, high performance acoustic design, and regionally relevant colors and materials,” says BaRoss.Thoughtful, sustainable designEvery feature of the $350 million medical center, including the interiors, the exterior, the amenities and even the art, has been designed to enhance patient care. Caregiver team work areas throughout the facility are made of demountable partitions and modular componentry that is specific to task, providing a balance of on and off stage work areas. Nursing stations are located just outside of the patient rooms, enhancing the interior layouts and workflow efficiencies, while interior windows in patient rooms have blinds that can be opened and closed from both sides in order to help nurses monitor patients through closed doors. As part of a collaborative care environment, families are accommodated with convertible sleeper sofas for visiting and overnight stays, an interactive patient education/entertainment system and access to room service meals. Distinctive sustainable design and construction elements include native landscaping that does not require potable irrigation, optimized mechanical systems that reduce operational energy and water costs, and building materials with high percentages of recycled and regionally-sourced content. The building enables the hospital to demonstrate an environmental stewardship to its community, benefiting patients, staff, and the local ecosystem.Expanding on the project’s community focus and with a nod to active design – creating spaces that encourage healthy lifestyles and combat such ills as obesity – 30 acres of open space was preserved on the grounds for the development of walking trails for patients, visitors, staff, and the public.“We are excited about this LEED Silver certification for EMCM,” states Robert Goodwin, AIA, LEED AP, a noted architect and Design Principal at Perkins+Will New York. “The facility makes a strong statement about what is possible in state-of-the-art, sustainable healthcare facilities today.”Leaders in green buildingsPerkins+Will’s New York office has completed more than 15 projects that have earned LEED certification, ranging from Silver to Platinum and across LEED’s various rating systems, including New Construction, Commercial Interiors, and more.While primarily focused on design and construction, LEED for New Construction also helps lay the foundation for sustainable operations and maintenance practices once the project has been completed. In addition to many years of established success in sustainable design, Perkins+Will offers Sustainable Advisory Services that include research, consultation, and analysis related to sustainable planning, policy, and branding. The results help building owners and operators ensure that their buildings perform to their full potential.