Comprehensive Combat Casualty Care Center

Balboa Naval Medical Center, Building 3, San Diego, California

2010

PROJECT STATS

Owner: Department of the Navy
Cost: $5,000,000
Size: 27,400 sq. ft.
LEED Status: LEED self-certified
Year Complete: 2010

DESIGN & ENGINEERING TEAM

Ravatt Albrecht & Associates, Stronghold Engineering, Inc., and Young + Co. Interior Design.

STAKEHOLDERS

  • Navy Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
  • User Group
  • Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)
  • Naval Medical Center

REQUIRED REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

  • Local Base Facility Standards
  • Department of Defense (DoD) Minimum Antiterrorism Force Protection Standards
  • Navy, Marine Corps, and United Facilities Criteria (UFC) requirements

AWARDS

  • 2008 IIDA Government Design Awards
  • 2008 ASID Design Excellence Award
  • 2007 Healthcare Environmental Research National Award for Military Facilities – 1st Place
  • 2007 ABC San Diego Excellence in Construction Award

PROJECT OBJECTIVE

Renovate 27,400 sq. ft. of space in an existing portion of Building 3 at NMCSD to support the new prosthetics program.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Ravatt Albrecht & Associates provided design and engineering for the renovation of a $5M, LEED self-certified, award-winning space in Building 3 at Balboa Naval Medical Center. The renovations accommodated the new prosthetics program and specialized medical services for returning American soldiers.

Work included coordination of all design, demolition, preconstruction, construction, and close-out for this fast-track project.

The result is upgrade to upgrades to approximately 23,000 sq. ft. of interior space for ADA accessibility and to include the addition of a new Prosthetic Lab; ADL training facilities; and Gait Lab to accommodate occupational therapy, physical therapy, ADL training, physical and rehabilitative medicine with advanced prosthetic support, social services and vocational rehabilitative counseling. The Center’s approximately 3,500 sq. ft. of courtyard space serves as an Uneven Terrain training area.

RAVATT ALBRECHT & ASSOCIATES SERVICES

Architectural design, mechanical and plumbing engineering, and project management.