VA Medical Center Community Living Center (CLC) Renovations and Addition, Washington, DC
Renovation of the 50,000 SF Community Living Center (CLC) and the addition of 9,133 SF above the CLC south patio.
Mimar was selected by the VAMC to provide full architectural and engineering services for the renovation of the 50,000 SF Community Living Center (CLC) and the addition of 9,133 SF above the CLC south patio. The Scope of Work included the space and equipment planning, schematic design, preparation of construction documents, construction administration and post construction services necessary for the new addition and renovation of the CLC at VA Medical Center located in Washington D.C. Construction was completed in seven phases to allow continuous operation for the duration of the project. Mimar developed the phasing plan to ensure delivery of patient care was not impacted.
The project included the design of a roof top Outdoor Healing Garden, which is central to the design of this project.
Mimar insured that all final documents were in accordance with current VA Standards/ Guidelines, The Joint Commission (TJC) Standards, AIA Design Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities, submission review comments, and industry standard practices.
Due to the location on North Capital Street and proximity to the Capital Building, the following approvals were required which demanded extraordinary efforts to get all approvals without any delays. Commissioning of Fine Arts, National Capital Planning Commission, and State Historic Preservation Office
The approvals were received in record time, without having to return to the agencies with modifications or changes.