Completion date: August 2012

Total building area: 780,000 square feet

Total construction cost: $260 million

Owner: Children’s of Alabama Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children

Architecture: HKS Inc., in association with Giattina Aycock Studio

Interior design: HKS Inc.

Contracting: Owner’s rep.: KLMK Group

Engineering: ccrd (MEP); HKS Inc. (structural); Walter Schoel Engineering Co. Inc. (civil); Macknally Land Design (landscape); EDI, Ltd. (IT and telecommunications)

Construction: Hoar Construction, in partnership with KBR

Photography: HKS Inc./Blake Marvin

Cost/sq. ft.: $333

Headwalls/booms: Modular Services Co.



Specialty art installation: BluWorld USA (bubble wall inset)

AV Equipment/electronics/software: Eisys (visual display board)

Carpet/flooring/wallcoverings: Johnsonite (sheet vinyl flooring); Armstrong (sheet vinyl flooring); Nora Rubber (sheet rubber flooring); Mannington (resilient tile flooring and carpet tile); Nurazzo (terrazzo tile); American Terrazzo Co. (thin-set terrazzo); Stonhard (resinous flooring); Interface Flor (floor mats); C/S Specialties (recessed floor mat)

Ceiling/wall systems: Armstrong (acoustical panel ceiling); Decoustics (acoustical panel ceiling and acoustical wall panels); Numinus )specialty ceiling); Simplex (special wall surfacing); Armourcoat (polished plaster)

Fabric/textiles: Knoll (tackable fabric at desks and bench upholstery-lobby)

Furniture – seating/casegoods: Martin Brattrud (banquette seating-lobby)

Handrails/wall and corner guards: C/S Acrovyn (bumper rails, corner guards, sheet wall protection)

Surfaces – solid/other: Dupont

Paint: Benjamin Moore (interior paint colors); Sherwin Williams (interior paint colors); Scuffmaster

Toilet accessories: Electric Mirror (decorative specialty mirror)

Roller window shades: Nysan Shading Systems

Interior decorative formed metal: Gage Vertical Surfacing (architectural metal finishes)

Plastic and metal laminates: Wilsonart (woodgrain – all casework); Formica (white sculpted and countertops); SpecTrim; Abet Laminati

Decorative MDF paneling: Interlam

Paneling: Spectrim Building Products (extruded plastic-clad paneling); Slatwall (slatwall paneling)

Simulated stone fabrications: Dupont (walls)

Resin panel fabrications: Nathan Allan Glass Studio; 3-form (patient entry surrounds and image under sconces)

Resilient Base and accessories: Johnsonite; Allstate


To read more about the project, see Expanding Care At Benjamin Russell Hospital For Children