Progressive Design-Build Team Delivers Oak Pavilion

Long-Anticipated Replacement Hospital Project Scores Win for North Bay Community

Copyright Tim Griffith, courtesy McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. By Carol Eaton

Center welcomed its first patients in the fall of 2020, it culminated a decade of planning by the owner and local community and years of effort by a highly collaborative design and construction team. Providing vitally needed new


healthcare resources in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the replacement hospital project repre- sents a major achievement for AGC member contractor McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. working alongside Perkins Eastman Architects and other key design-build partners. Te team utilized the innovative progressive design-build delivery method and OSHPD’s collaborative review process to deliver the landmark facility. “Te new hospital is opening at

a time when access to high-quality healthcare is more essential than ever, and our project partners did an amazing job of adapting to the current COVID-19 landscape, quickly and safely, to deliver an advanced, modern facility that is fully equipped to respond to the needs of the region,” commented Dr. David Klein, Chief

6 January/February 2021

hen the long-anticipated, $535 million Oak Pavilion at MarinHealth Medical

“This was truly a community project. We feel such a degree of satisfaction to be part of a solution, especially during these times. It was not without its challenges, but at the end of day we feel really good about what we accomplished in this phenomenal state-of-the-art hospital and just knowing how much it is going to help the community.” – McCarthy Project Executive Angeles Garcia

Executive Officer, MarinHealth. “Our new Oak Pavilion is an amazing healing environment that will serve the North Bay for decades to come.”

Leveraging National Healthcare Expertise

McCarthy leveraged its national

healthcare expertise to construct the new four-story (plus basement), 265,000-sq.-ft. acute care facility. Te hospital includes 115 private rooms, an expanded emergency department and trauma center with separate entrances and treatment areas for trauma, psychi- atric and high-security patients, and six operating rooms, three of which are equipped with the latest Interventional Radiology equipment. Nestled into a hillside in the

northern Bay Area town of Greenbrae against the stunning backdrop of Mount Tamalpais, it offers a calm, healing environment with plenty of natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows that provide garden or mountain views from every patient room. Te facility is targeting LEED Silver certification and incorporates an array of energy efficient and sustainable features. Among them, a modular heat pump chiller serves as the primary and emergency heating and cooling source,

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