Client: The Medicines Company
Architect of Record: Paul Lukez Architects
Construction Cost: $2.7M
The simulation center at the Parsippany based The Medicines Company seeks to create an interactive and transparent learning environment for its affiliated doctors and researchers. The 8,100sf fit out in the suburban office headquarters includes medical simulation rooms (OR, cath lab, ICU and nursing) as well as a centrally located Learning Space and War Room to serve as a meeting and conference space. Other spaces such as the café and exhibit hall complete the mission of the project to create a welcoming environment to accelerate learning and demonstrate new methodologies.
The interior glazing for visual transparency required carefully coordinated interior partitions and ceilings for the medical equipment, acoustic treatments and lighting arrays. The simulated catheterization surgery and associated IT and visualization infrastructure was imported from Sweden and typified the extent of utility coordination within the space. The AV package supported the built environment by providing content capture from all lab areas, server storage and distribution for discussion across the suite and remotely. A new exterior opening, a new canopy and parking lot revisions were completed for the Emergency Department entrance.
Construction of the Simulation Center occurred in an occupied building over the course of five months with no interruption to adjacent areas and included a site tour of the Lt. Governor at mid construction to promote life science research in New Jersey. The project was completed using NJ Economic Development Authority grant.View All Healthcare Projects