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					New York-Presbyterian Hospital Vivian and Seymour
Milstein Family Heart Center
New York, NY

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Lend Lease Involvement
Construction Management
 LEED Gold — the first LEED Gold
   rated hospital in the New York
   metropolitan area
 First climate wall in New York City
The six-story, 120,000 square foot building
concentrates all of New York-
Presbyterian’s advanced cardiovascular
medicine, both interventional and non-
invasive cardiology, as well as surgical in      Construction Challenges & Innovation           construction waste. Over 90% of the
one state-of-the-art facility; this innovative   There were many challenging tasks              structural steel members installed are from
building was designed in collaboration with      including blasting during medical              recycled steel.
the hospital’s clinical team to create an        procedures, removal of nine stories of
                                                                                                The project team implemented an indoor
environment for translating scientific           escalators and the installation of the first
                                                                                                air quality management plan during
discoveries into bedside applications.           climate wall in NY City. This climate wall
                                                                                                construction, which included protection of
                                                 allows natural light on all floors and
The Heart Center’s medical space has                                                            the building ventilation system. Sealed
                                                 includes a five story, glass atrium with
expanded radiology, ultra sound,                                                                ductwork kept dust and other
                                                 three transverse glass bridges connecting
phlebotomy rooms and EKG rooms on the                                                           contaminants from entering the system,
                                                 the Herbert Irving Pavilion to the new
lower level. There are two new cardiology                                                       while filters protected the system for future
                                                 Heart Center.
interventional suites with two shelled for                                                      use. This is especially critical in a hospital
future use and 20 pre-procedure bays.            Bovis Lend Lease conducted test blasting       environment for infection control.
The surgical floor provides 26 pre–              exercises during ‘mock’ medical
                                                                                                Additional sustainable components include
operative bays along with eight new              procedures to determine the best action to
                                                                                                the installation of a noise-mitigating
operating rooms, two of which are hybrid.        mitigate any interruptions to hospital
                                                                                                construction fence, recycling and reducing
There are 20 intensive care unit beds for        operations from rock blasting, resulting in
                                                                                                waste to the landfill, and use of low-VOC
cardiac patients.                                no interruptions during excavation works.
                                                                                                adhesives, sealants, paints and carpets.
Scope                                            Leadership in Sustainability
Phase I included demolition, foundation          Bovis Lend Lease streamlined its LEED
                                                                                                2009 Outstanding Project Award
work, rock removal, excavation, steel            process focusing on environmental impact
                                                                                                The Greater New York Construction User
erection and coordination activities. Phase      reduction, waste reduction, indoor
two included construction of the heart           environment quality and energy
center including architectural and MEP           conservation, targeting LEED Gold rating.      Best of 2009 — Award of Merit, Healthcare
components, and consisting of steel decks                                                       New York Construction
                                                 Specifically, the project team recycled
with concrete superstructure slabs, slab
                                                 debris including excavated rock, which         2007 Top Projects — Ranked #29
penetrations with MEP infrastructure, and
                                                 was so hard it broke machines at the           New York Construction
a stone and masonry façade.
                                                 recycling plant, and recycled and sorted