Category: Healthcare News

Join our team! Project Manager – Healthcare [Portland, ME]

As a Healthcare Project Manager, you will manage a variety of healthcare project types and sizes. From kick-off to post occupancy, you will lead / manage all phases of project delivery and must have a working knowledge of this process. You will help Lavallee Brensinger Architects maintain their exceptional client service by serving as the […]

Considerations in ICU Design

Hospitals are seeing a dramatic increase in patients presenting with higher acuity levels. This often leaves hospitals struggling to find adequate space to provide the appropriate level of care. Lavallee Brensinger Architects is currently working with several clients to design Intensive Care Units (ICU) to accommodate these changing patient care needs. Derived from our extensive […]

Location vs. Size – Medical Education and Simulation Centers

Of course, centralized space is preserved for patient care and essential clinical support functions. This leads the discussion to comparing two alternatives: (1) minimal to modest available on-campus space, usually in an older portion of the Hospital or; (2) an abundance of space, off-campus, just a few miles down the road. The debate then continues: […]

Lavallee Brensinger Architects and Engelberth Construction complete linear accelerator renovation/replacement project in less than 2 weeks

Nine months of planning was required to compress a nine week construction schedule into 11 days. The team of Lavallee Brensinger Architects and Engelberth Construction was hired by Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) to renovate the patient treatment area and replace their linear accelerator. Precise planning was necessary to ensure successful project completion, in under […]

Accelerating the Design Process for Cancer Treatment Centers

Linear accelerators used to treat patients with cancer are incredibly intricate machines, requiring not only adequate space for the equipment itself, but also highly specialized vaults for their operation. Inherent to the size and complexity of the technology, full replacement of a linear accelerator or the addition of a new vault constitutes a formidable undertaking […]