Northside Hospital Forsyth Vertical Additions

Vertical Addition 1

  • This new 38,000-square-foot space accommodates 37 patient rooms within a two-level vertical addition to the existing facility.
  • The project’s scope included an addition to the central energy plant, a new pharmacy, and renovation of the existing labs.
  • Recipient of the Associated General Contractors of America, 2004 Build Georgia Award, First Place, Design/Bid/Build category.

Vertical Addition 2

  • This 52,820-square-foot space was constructed to accommodate 52 additional patient rooms within a three-story vertical addition to the existing facility.
  • The project included an infusion build-out, operating room, and addition to the central energy plant.
  • The scope of work also included an addition to rehabilitation facilities for post-orthopedic surgery patients.
  • Recipient of the Associated General Contractors of America, 2011 Build Georgia Award, First Place, Construction category.

Vertical Addition 3

  • A 50,000-square-foot, three-story addition above existing operating rooms.
  • The structure was constructed using cast-in-place concrete with a steel structure at penthouse level for electrical rooms.
  • The skin included curtainwall and exterior installation finishing systems.
  • The hospital floors consisted of education rooms, intensive care unit (ICU) rooms, and patient rooms.
  • Two hydraulic elevators were extended to the fourth floor and excavated to build an electrical room at the basement level (below grade).
  • Recipient of the Associated General Contractors of America, 2012 Build Georgia Award, First Place, Construction category.

Vertical Addition 4

  • This three-floor, 65,433-square-foot, 64-patient bed addition included the build-out of mechanical space, upgrade to the central energy plant, and new elevator.
  • Continued operation of the existing hospital was a priority, requiring attention to detail, intensive planning, and constant effort.
  • The original five floors, including an operating room unit, ICU, and oncology patient rooms, remained fully-operational without interruption during the entirety of the construction schedule.
  • Beginning with limited structural drawings, construction raced along a fast-track, 59-week schedule.

Location:
Cummings, GA

Owner:
Northside Hospital  |  Atlanta, GA

Architect:
Howell Rusk Dodson  |  Atlanta, GA