Advanced Healthcare - Mequon East

Location: Mequon, Wisconsin
Size: 65,500 SF
The client, a major health care provider, was looking for a site on the north side of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. The project was planned to be a two-phase development. The first phase was a 27,000 SF outpatient clinic. The second phase, which was to expand the existing service areas, increased in scope once an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) became a major part of the project program.

The original plan called for a vertical expansion of the facility only. The addition of the ASC to the project required that the expansion consist of an enlargement of the footprint of the building and that the vertical expansion occur over that portion of the building. A major entry was incorporated into the project that provided a large, two-story atrium. The transparent nature of the atrium allows patients to see into common areas before entering