ASHLEY RIVER TOWER | THE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AUTHORITY
The 575,000 SF Replacement Hospital features a seven-story Patient Tower and a four-story Diagnostic and Treatment building that are linked by a monumental glass conservatory that houses entry and registration functions. The patient tower houses 156-inpatient bed tower consisting of 124 surgical beds and 32 critical care beds. The diagnostic and treatment building houses a 42,000 SF heart center (four cath labs, two EP labs, one Stereotaxis room, a dedicated chest pain center, and an outpatient diagnostic clinic), a 41,500 SF surgical department (nine conventional suites; four CTORs, four general ORs, and one vascular OR), a 16,000 SF interventional radiology suite, a 20,000 SF diagnostic radiology suite, and a 30,500 SF Digestive Disease Center (nine endoscopy units, two motility rooms, and a dedicated ambulatory care clinic).
Location: Charleston, SC
Associated Architect: NBBJ
Photographer: Paul Warchol