Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, broke ground last month on a $1.2 billion, 521,000-square-foot expansion designed by Perkins+Will in association with executive architect Hammel Green & Abramson. Slated to open winter 2016, the expansion includes 150 new patient beds and surgical and diagnostic services.


Architecture firm RTKL was commissioned to design a proton therapy facility in Irving. Construction on the $105 million facility is expected to begin in spring 2013 with opening set for late 2015. The facility will house advanced technology for cancer treatment, including a proton cyclotron, two isocentric-gantry treatment rooms, a fixed-beam treatment room and advanced image guidance.


Inova Health System selected Clark Construction Group to build the largest phase of its capital improvement program, the 665,000-square-foot Inova Women's Hospital & Children's Hospital. The 12-story tower will include 192 patient rooms, a 108-bed neonatal intensive care unit and eight operating rooms.


Craig Hospital, Englewood, a long-term acute-care and rehabilitation hospital specializing in spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, has proposed a $90 million expansion and renovation project. Designed by RTA Architects in association with SmithGroupJJR, the renovation will add 88,000 square feet and 91 hospital beds to the facility.