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ICU Phase I: CCU
Project No.: 08039.1
Location: Buffalo, New York
Client: Kaleida Health
Area: 9,400 SF
Construction Complete: June 2009
This was the first phase of a renovation project that would ultimately encompass 20,000 sq. ft. of the 6th floor at Buffalo General Hospital. This phase involved the renovation of the North of the 'A' Building into a new Critical Care Unit. Major goals in the design of this project included improved nurses' workspaces, increased patient visibility, durable and easier-to-maintain surfaces, and well-designed equipment storage.