- Owner: UPMC Pinnacle Health
- Architect: Stantec Architecture Inc
- Engineer of Record: O’Donnell & Naccarato
- GC/CM: Wohlsen Construction Company
- GC/CM: Quandel Construction Group, INC.
UPMC Pinnacle Health
The UPMC York health campus is home to three precast concrete enclosed buildings. These buildings have very similar qualities to each other but stand alone. Each building has the same color scheme using a light color with a sandblasted finish and a dark charcoal color with a duxberry formliner.
The hospital contains more individualized rooms where each window is framed with a unique precast portion that protrudes out. The elevation around the windowsill grows from a flat side to about a 3-inch elevation on the other side. This creates beautiful shadows framing the windows themselves.
The surgery and cancer center is more of a full-floor unit. You can identify this portion by the picture frame windows that span the whole floor. These windows also have projections, but they run from top to bottom compared to the hospital windows that run left to right.
The last building on the campus is the central utility plant. This building is home to all the HVAC and generators to support the other two buildings. With the exposed roof and design of the hospital and the surgery and cancer building, they did not want to house these items on the roof of the buildings. As a result, the facility nearby houses all that is needed to help maintaine the other two buildings.
Key Project Attributes
Precast concrete cladding provides a watertight building envelope.
The contrasting precast coloring of a light buff and dark gray charcoal creates clean lines and fun elements to the building.
A formliner called duxberry was used on the charcoal portion of this job.