University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics—Ambulatory Services Building MADISON, WI
Project category: New construction & Remodel/Renovation (completed October 2003)
Chief administrator: Donna K. Sollenberger, President and CEO, (608) 263-6400
Firm: HLM Design - Heery, (319) 354-4700
Design team: Scott Hansche, AIA, Principal-in-Charge; Doug Infelt, AIA, Planner/Programmer/Designer; Maury Cohen, AIA, Project Manager; Suzanne Szak, ASID, Interior Designer (HLM Design - Heery); Elizabeth Brown, PE, MEP Engineer Principal (Henneman Engineering, Inc.)
Photography: Gary Knight, Knight Photography; Steve Hornaday, HLM Design Heery; Skot Weidemann, Skot Weidemann Photography
Total building area (sq. ft.): 118,000 (new); 11,500 (renovation)
Construction cost/sq. ft.: $184 (new); $74 (renovation)
Total construction cost (excluding land): $21,730,000 (new); $852,000 (renovation)
The Ambulatory Services Building was designed to provide additional outpatient services for the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics on the main campus in Madison. Outpatient clinics in this building include the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Heart Center, the outpatient Radiology Department, the Women's Breast Imaging Center, the ENT Clinic, and shell space for future clinics. The addition connects to the existing hospital circulation system with an atrium.
The atrium serves as a new entry on the northwest side, a connection to the existing “Main Street” clinics' circulation, and an organizational element for all the clinics that have their entries and waiting areas off the atrium. It brings in natural daylight and the sound of water as though it were running through a stream in northern Wisconsin.
Throughout the building, Wisconsin materials such as granite, stone, and native wood species are featured.