MEDICA SUR HOSPITAL CAMPUS RE-SKIN
The Medica Sur campus consists of four multi-story buildings that include 204 beds, 21 operating rooms and over 500 medical offices. As a part of a long-term strategic plan, the hospital elected to re-clad the exterior of the buildings to provide a fresh, modern aesthetic. We were challenged to design a support system for the new exterior materials in such a way that the existing precast concrete panels could remain in place, therefore minimizing impact to the building occupants. We were able to provide a cost-effective solution that achieved this goal and met the site’s challenging seismic design requirements.
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Client: Beck Architecture (Executive Architect)
Owner: Medica Sur Group
Services Provided: Feasibility study of existing buildings relative to the new cladding systems, Structural engineering to a 50% Design Development level, Review of milestone documents produced by local design team
Status: Design Development Phase