The New Parkland Hospital
1,700,000 Sq. Ft.
Parkland Hospital includes a 17 story Acute Care Tower, Outpatient Center, WISH (Women and Infants Specialty Hospital), Administrative Center, and Central Utility Plant. The top eight floors of the Acute Tower bridge 120' and cantilever 60' beyond the supporting nine-story WISH building below. This is accomplished with a system of 30'-deep post-tensioned transfer walls/girders. These elements were designed to be stressed in 8 stages as the structure above is constructed.