The Banner Ironwood Medical Center designed by SmithGroup is located in San Tan Valley, United States. The initial building program includes a five-storey Nursing Tower and a two-storey Diagnostic & Treatment (D&T) block, which will house Imaging, Surgery and an 18-bay Emergency Department. The facility is initially designed for 86 acuity adaptable beds with the ability to support 144 total beds utilising the existing Ancillary and Diagnostic / Treatment chassis. Growth is pre-planned in multiple phases to over 500 beds without interruption in services.
The structure’s exterior design builds upon branding concepts established by Banner Health in their previously built facilities. Use of varying colours of ground-face and split-faced masonry, zinc metal panel accents, and EFIS provide the primary building materials.