Below-grade work is moving up at the new eight-storey Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre at Michael Garron Hospital (NPCT Project) redevelopment located at Sammon and Coxwell Avenues in East York, Toronto.
The owner is Infrastructure Ontario and the design/build contractor is EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EDIH). The project involves renovation works within the J and D Wings totaling approximately 100,000 square feet as well as structural demolition of three existing clinical buildings, including adjacent wings, and construction of the new eight-storey building with a tower podium connecting it with the rest of the complex. The project also includes redeveloping outpatient and ambulatory care within the Michael Garron Hospital campus. It will add up to approximately 550,000 square feet to the existing hospital and includes the addition of approximately 413 parking spots within four levels of underground parking. The New Patient Care Tower is expected to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED v.4 Silver Certification for design and excellence. The architects are Diamond Schmitt Architects & B+H Architects in a joint venture. Consultants are WalterFedy; Stephenson Engineering Ltd. (structural); Mulvey & Banani International Inc. (electrical); and Crossey Engineering (mechanical). Subcontractors include: GFL Infrastructure Group Inc. (shoring, demolition and excavation); Aqua-North Contracting Ltd. (waterproofing); Univex Canada Limited (electrical); and Modern Niagara Group (HVAC).