Hurricane Katrina gave this hospital the reason and the resources to upgrade its thirty-five-year-old, 18,000 square foot dietary department to bring it up and into the twenty-first century. Fortunately, because new equipment could be integrated into the existing utility infrastructure, the fast-track schedule was met to the satisfaction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Fort Bliss Replacement Hospital
This HDR-designed hospital takes advantage of new technologies in food service equipment design to offer the perks of at-your-service, hotel-style dining to our nation’s military.
This once-crumbling, historic psychiatric facility was replaced by a $78 million, state-of-the-art hospital for which HOPKINS designed a 12,000 square foot central food preparation kitchen and retherm kitchens for each residential unit. Now patients can have breakfast and dinner in their “homes” and lunch “at work” in the treatment mall.
With the SOM team, HOPKINS designed the first net-zero school for the New York City School Construction Authority. Menu and operational changes supplemented highly efficient equipment specifications to help the school achieve its net-zero goal