For the past eleven years, Perkins Eastman has worked with Stanford Health Care and architect Rafael Viñoly on the programming, medical planning, design, and construction for the New Stanford Hospital. As the 820,000 sf hospital nears completion, and final entitlements approvals are obtained, the goal to provide innovative patient care by implementing a hospitality-focused environment and by converging Stanford’s academic, research, and clinical programs, is finally coming to fruition.
Join Perkin Eastman’s Roland Lau and JoAnn Brooks as they discuss their experience during design and construction, and the collaboration between the owner/architects/engineers/contractor and sub-contractors, as well as entitlements regulators. They will be joined by NYA’s Sudharshan Navalpakkam, who will reflect on the primary structural systems used in the design. Johnny Chung from Mazzetti will speak to his experience as the key Project Manager for implementation of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing design in the construction phase. Michael Chambers, FAIA and FCSI from HGA Architects & Engineers, will be the moderator for the presentation and will field questions from the audience.
Roland Lau, Associate Principal at Perkins Eastman Roland
Lau is an Associate Principal and Project Architect with over 30
years of experience designing a cross section of building types,
but more recently for healthcare facilities in California. He was
the Senior Technical Manager for the new Stanford Hospital and
helped develop the systems used to prepare and assemble the contract documents for the complex project scope of work and meet the high end design intent. He also managed the specifications coordination, value engineering, constructability, quality assurance and quality control process for the project for the design team.
JoAnn Brooks, Senior Associate at Perkins Eastman JoAnn is
a Project Architect and was part of the Construction
Administration team on the new Stanford Hospital. She headed up
the plumbing, medical gas, fuel oil, sprinklers, food service, and
sustainability portions of the project. With 20+ years of
experience as an architect, she has spent roughly half of those years working on the construction side of projects.
Sudharshan Navalpakkam, Structural Engineer at Nabih
Yousef & Associates Sudharshan Navalpakkam, S.E, is a project
manager and has over 20 years of experience in new building
design, design of modifications/ additions to existing buildings,
and evaluation and retrofit of existing buildings. Sudharshan was
the lead project structural engineer that led the effort of the base isolation design for the new Stanford Hospital and the primary and secondary structural design of the remainder of the building.
Johnny Chung, Project Manager of MEP, Mazzetti Johnny has
over 20 years of experience in project management in the
construction industry. During his time working on the new
Stanford Hospital, he has been serving as the MEP Construction
Administration lead during the preconstruction and construction
Michael Chambers, Senior Project Specifier at HGA
Architects & Engineers As a specifier, Michael offers a diverse
perspective on critical design and construction issues both as a
technical architect and as an educator. He is immediate past
Chancellor of the CSI College of Fellows, a Fellow of AIA and CSI,
as well as a principal of MCA Specifications.