Owner

Meadowlands Medical Center

Location

Secaucus, New Jersey

Total Area

Addition: 12,000 sf

Scope

Architecture, interior design, and planning services

Consultants to RSA provided civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and, fire protection services

Photo Credit

© RSA

Emergency Department Addition Exterior Drawing

Emergency Department Addition

Program

The addition was designed to provide a calm, healing environment. The Emergency department includes 13 bays, including HAZMAT, a Fast-Track Triage Loop, and a connection to the mainframe Radiology Department. The emergency department was also designed to serve as a base for future hospital growth.

Challenges

  • Planning for wetlands issue
  • Accommodating for departmental growth and change
  • Extensive permitting process