Medical Devices

  • Advanced Medical Optics Constructs Center of Excellence for Manufacturing


    Santa Ana, Calif.-based Advanced Medical Optics has begun construction on the 180,000-sf Center of Excellence for Manufacturing in Milpitas, Calif.

  • Siemens Institute for Advanced Medicine Constructs Winnipeg Facility


    Siemens Institute for Advanced Medicine is constructing a $150 million facility at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.

  • University of Massachusetts Medical CenterCardiac Catheterization Laboratory


    This project included renovation of five cardiac cath treatment rooms, associated clinical and patient support spaces, and patient prep/holding suite with 21 bays.

  • Kingston HospitalMagnetic Resonance Imaging Suite


    This project is a 1½-story addition alongside of a six-story existing hospital wing whose location allows for skylights and windows, as well as a direct entry from the exterior for outpatients.

  • Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Breaks Ground on SIAM Project


    Winnipeg Health Sciences Center celebrated the groundbreaking of the $35-million Siemens Institute for Advanced Medicine (SIAM) in December of 2006.

  • Multi-Magnet Facilities Require Specialized Design


    As imaging technology becomes useful in everything from medicine to marketing, the demand for high-powered, super-conducting magnets is growing, necessitating a greater understanding of the specialized facilities they require. This is particularly true in facilities with more than one magnet.

  • ORNL's Advanced Microscopy Laboratory Houses Next-Generation Electron Microscopes


    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has long been known for its competencies in energy, life sciences, neutron sciences, advanced materials, national security, and high-performance computing. But equally important was its undertaking of a $4.5-million building project to house the nation's largest concentration of the most advanced and sensitive electron microscopes. The Advanced Microscopy Laboratory (AML) is part of a $300-million modernization program that will maintain the laboratory as one of the world's leading scientific research centers.

  • Solutions to Managing Construction Cost Escalation


    Too many owners have recently discovered that construction budgets developed prior to 2004 are inadequate. Add in the effects of last year's hurricane season plus the cost of petroleum-based products, and capital project decision-making has reached a crisis point.

  • Solutions to Big Machine Research Equipment Design and Installation


    Big machine research equipment can lead to major advances in medical treatments and discoveries of new technologies and products. Using the equipment can yield tremendous research rewards, but designing and installing the room-sized instruments is not for the faint of heart. It requires precision and expertise to design and install equipment capable of performing at the highest level of efficiency required to produce optimum results.

  • Guidant Corp. Expands Southern California Facilities


    Indianapolis-based Guidant Corp. will expand its footprint in Temecula, Calif., with the construction of two buildings totaling approximately 300,000 sf.