Construction began on The Ohio State University Medical Center's $1 billion, 1 million-square-foot ProjectONE in Columbus. ProjectONE includes a 19-story tower housing the new, 276-bed Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute; a 144-bed critical care building; integrated spaces for research, education and patient care; and upgrades to existing facilities. The project team includes architectural firms HOK and Moody•Nolan Inc., Turner Construction Co. and Bovis Lend Lease. The project is expected to be completed in 2014.


Construction is under way on a major expansion of University Hospital for University of Missouri Health Care in Columbia. The $203 million project will create a 300,000-square-foot addition with a patient tower, 90 private rooms and a replacement facility for the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.


The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas, will be replaced with a 947,000-square-foot facility. The $534 million project will include a hospital and outpatient clinics. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers chose the Balfour Beatty | McCarthy joint venture, with HKS Architects and Wingler & Sharp as design partners. Construction is scheduled to start in April 2011 and will be completed in May 2014.


Danbury (Conn.) Hospital will build a 300,000-square-foot clinical addition. The addition includes three, 35-bed medical-surgical floors, a 30-bed intensive care unit/critical care unit and an emergency department. The S/L/A/M Collaborative was selected to design the addition.