FARGO VAMC - ENT/AUDIOLOGY/OPTHAMOLOGY
Fargo, North Dakota
This project provided a fourth floor addition to accommodate a new Audiology, ENT and Ophthalmology Clinic space with a shared reception and waiting area. A fifth floor penthouse mechanical addition was also needed to serve the fourth floor addition. Audiology spaces included Audio-booth exam rooms, Office/Exam rooms, Hearing Aid Fabrication/Modification Work room and shared procedure room. ENT spaces included new intake rooms, exams room and office. Ophthalmology spaces included new Ophthalmology and Optometry Exam room, intake room, equipment/Laser Exam/ procedure rooms, fitting and display areas and office. Each department had to be carefully coordinated with to allow for adequate space.
Other ancillary spaces in the program were also accommodated within the addition, such staff break room; storage; HVAC, clean and soiled rooms; and an exit stair extension. Structural was required to address the vertical expansion of the existing structure.