Perkins Eastman Is Designing a New Memorial Sloan-Kettering Surgery Center

NEW YORK — The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is looking for state approval from the New York Public Health and Health Planning Council for a $339 million project.

The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Josie Robertson Surgery Center will be a new 16-story, 179,000-square-foot building constructed on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Designed by the architectural firm Perkins Eastman, it will feature 12 operating rooms equipped to provide technologically advanced surgical care on an outpatient basis. The facility is scheduled for completion in 2015.

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Yale Cancer Hospital Earns LEED

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven earned LEED certification in recognition of its sustainable design and construction strategies.

The hospital spans 516,000 square feet and features 14 floors, 168 private patient rooms, 12 operating rooms, radiation therapy and several integrated imaging technologies.

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Green Cancer Institute to Open in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Avera Cancer Institute opening this fall will host services that administrators say will help people transition from cancer patient to cancer survivor.
The $93 million, five-story facility is the most expensive project in Sioux Falls history, according to reports. The facility is twice the cost of anything Avera has previously built. The center’s construction includes a tranquil roof-top garden, 2000 gallon waterfall and wavy grass which transitions with the area’s natural landscape.

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