Completion date: February 2013

Owner: University of Chicago Medicine

Architecture: Rafel Viñoly Architects (executive building design architect and architect of record), Cannon Design (consulting architect for medical facilities planning)

Interior design: Rafel Viñoly Architects

Engineering: Thornton Tomasetti, Drucker Zajdel Structural Engineers, Affiliated Engineers Inc., Primera Engineering, David Mason & Associates

Construction: Gilbane Building Co./W.E. O’Neill

Landscape Design:Site Design Group

Signage and wayfinding: fd2s, Cardosi Kiper Design Group

Equipment and IT/AV planner: RTKL

Food service: Robert Rippe Associates

Commissioning agents: KJWW, Questions & Solutions

LEED consultant: Sieben Energy Associates

Program managers: U.S. Equities/PMA Consultants

Photography: Tom Rossiter

Total building area: 1.2 million square feet

Total construction cost: $470 million

Furniture, fixtures, equipment, and financing:$200 million

Owner contingency:$30 million

Cost/sq. ft.: $583 (includes 200,000 sq. ft. of shell space)



Art/pictures: Monica Hork/Arts in Health

AV equipment/electronics/software: Draper, Mesa Electronics, Philips, Image Stream Medical

Carpet/flooring: Bentley Prince Street, Milliken Floor Coverings, Armstrong, Mannington, Gammapar, Mohawk, Nora, Daltile, General Polymers, Menconi Terrazzo

Ceiling/wall systems: Armstrong, Precision Air Products

Doors/locks/hardware: Assa Abloy, VT Industries, Ceco Door, Horton Automatics, Won-Door Corporation, Cookson Company, Loschwand, Technical Glass Products, Kawneer

Fabric/textiles: Maharam, Carnegie Xorel, Knoll Textiles, Architex, Arc-com, Momentum, C.F. Stinson

Furniture—seating/casegoods: Allsteel, Allermiur, Office Specialty, Wieland, Nemschoff, LZB Contract, Carolina, Keilhauer, HON, Agati, Gunlocke, Cape Contract, Metro

Handrails/wall guards: InPro, Forms & Surfaces

Headwalls/booms: Amico, Steris, Philips

Lighting: Lightolier, Focal Point, Forum, Alkco, Cooper Lighting, Mark Lighting, SPI Lighting, Bartco Lighting, Ellipitar, Erco, Bega

Signage/wayfinding: FD2S, Cardosi-Kiper


To read more about the project, see University Of Chicago Focuses On Flexibility.