Life Safety Conditions Surveys – Assessments and Improvements
Project Scope: 97,000 SF existing Life Safety Conditions Review and Assessment of Required Improvements of an Inpatient Mixed Acuity Level Care Behavioral Health Facility. The facility’s survey goals are to improve the patients’ Environment of Care via improved Life Safety conditions/provisions as well as meet current Life Safety regulatory compliance requirements. Improvements consist of improved extent and continuity of fire-rated barriers, controlled door access security systems, egress distances and routes as well as automated fire/smoke detection and alarm systems.
Project Cost: N/A
Project Completion: TBD
Owner: Undisclosed due to sensitive nature of facility.
Virginia Commonwealth University – Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VCU – VTCC) – Richmond, VA
The project scope involves a 116,000 SF new behavioral health facility to supplement the behavioral health treatment component of the existing VCU Children’s Hospital campus. The treatment facility provides inpatient treatment for 100 private beds consisting of medium and low acuity level behavioral health patients. The design provides patient living units (neighborhoods) as well as therapeutic outdoor environments, supporting the programs of recovery.
Currin Design Consulting, LLC provided quality control review for architecture, interiors, engineering medical equipment and specialty security systems coordination.
Architect-of-Record: Cannon Design
Construction Manager: Balfour Beatty
Owner: Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Project Cost: $65 million
Project Completion: 2017
Other Life Safety Conditions Assessment projects include:
- Poplar Springs Hospital Main Campus – Petersburg, VA
- Poplar Springs Hospital West Campus – Petersburg, VA
- Sentara Rockingham Memorial Hospital Support Services Renovation -Harrisonburg, VA