Green Hat Construction Tour:

Parkland Hospital

April 5, 2013
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
This year, EPs have partnered with Corgan Associates to tour the all-new Parkland Hospital - the largest hospital construction project in America! The current facility was opened in 1954 and has since provided top-notch care to the residents of Dallas County. As public needs and technology have changed over time, Dallas' largest hospital has remained very much the same The new Parkland will redefine public health care through a facility that will provide more patient-centered care in a healing environment that is second to none.


Tour Guides

Mark Meaders (HDR) will provide a general sustainable insight as it relates to LEED
Audrey Burns (HDR) will address the LEED process during construction
John Gardiner (BARA) will address the factors involved with IAQ during construction
Nate DeVore (Corgan Associates) will provide a general project overview 

Sustainable High Points

  • Parkland is targeting and on track for LEED Silver Certification
  • Building oriented to efficiently manage and control solar heat gain
  • DART Green Line Southwestern Medical Parkland station and bike paths reduce automobile traffic
  • Run-off water recycled for landscape irrigation
  • Bioswales treat storm water runoff
  • Built with recycled, local materials

The New Parkland Hospital:
Collaborative Delivery for the Future

AIA Dallas
Thursday, April 11 2013
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Gain insight into the world according to your client by hearing high profile clients from DFW key market sectors discuss their projects in our new Owner’s Perspective professional development series. 

Representatives of the Owner, architect and contractor will share how they employed "evidence-based design" principles and augmented CM-at-Risk delivery with "design assist" and other collaborative approaches to produce a sustainable, patient-friendly, and adaptable design on a fast-track delivery schedule with minimal risk to the Owner.

Hank Adams, AIA
VP & Director of Healthcare, HDR Architecture
Walter B. Jones, Jr., AIA
Senior VP, Facilities for Parkland Health & Hospital System
Walt Massey
National Practice Leader for Balfour Beatty Healthcare

$20 AIA Members/$60 Non-Members

1.5 HSW/1 GBCI Available

Meeting Reminder!

Leadership Face-to-Face
April 3, 2013
Dallas Center for Architecture
8:00 PM

This meeting is open to all those interested in getting involved with the Emerging Professionals!

Green Hat Happy Hour

Kung Fu Saloon
April 5, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for happy hour at Kung Fu Saloon, even if you didn't make the tour!
KFS has it all - arcade games, karaoke, and course, The Dank!


Take Advantage of Member Discounts

Regular Member $70
National Member Employee $50
Emerging Professional $35
Student $25

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