Hospitals  /  Previous Firms   /  University of Colorado Hospital, Bed Tower and Ancillary Expansion, Phase 3 (HDR Inc. Architect of Record)*

The Anschutz Medical Campus expansion includes a 12-story, 700,000-square-foot tower that houses Critical Care, and Med/Surg beds, state of the art new operating rooms, diagnostic and treatment facilities, a large, substantial emergency department, educational components, various clinical and operational support services, offices, as well as skywalk connected parking garage.

The hospital directed this project to be LEED-certified. Xcel Energy expertise in created the most energy-efficient system possible for the facility. A lot of recycled materials were used in building components and finishes.
Building Information Modeling (BIM) helped complete the project on a fast track schedule.

Working with The University’s Design Review Board helped keep form and campus material aesthetics in tune with owner expectations and architects intent to design a new world class structure that fits the context of the site.

Client:
University of Colorado Hospital

Location:

Aurora, Colorado

Team:
Chris Barnwell
Sheila Elijah-Barnwell

720,000 sf
660,000 sf new
60,000 sf remodel
276 beds
$400 m

Sheila Elijah-Barnwell's role was Design and Planning Lead for the University of Colorado Hospital, Bed and Ancillary Expansion project while with HDR Inc.

Chris Barnwell's role was Exterior Design Lead for the University of Colorado Hospital, Bed and Ancillary Expansion project while with HDR Inc.

Photography by Maylone Photography.