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November 7, 2014

Medical Honor award:
Swedish Hospital Issaquah

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Stone, brick and CMU were chosen to set a warm, comforting and non-clinical impression at Swedish Hospital in Issaquah.

Location: Issaquah

Mason contractor: Fairweather Masonry

Architect: CollinsWoerman

Owner: Swedish Health System

General contractor: Sellen Construction

The architect introduced Swedish to the integrated design approach where the building owners, architects and contractors design the entire project together.

Stone, brick and CMU were chosen to set a warm, comforting and non-clinical impression.

The project has 16,000 square feet of set-in-place interior CMU, 54,000 square feet of brick veneer, 5,200 square feet of structural brick, 16,000 square feet of precast and 3,800 square feet of stone cladding.

The central utility plant, which houses vital power systems and backup generators for the hospital, uses 14,000 square feet of CMU.






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