Cardiovascular Innovation Institute
Architect: Arrasmith, Judd, Rapp, Chovan, Inc.
Design and Laboratory Consultant: Smith Group
Mechanical & Engineering Consultant: Staggs & Fisher Consulting Engineers Inc.
General Contractor: Gilbane Building Company
Area: 66,727 SF
Description: The facility serves as home to a program designed to build upon the internationally recognized work of Drs. Laman Gray and Rob Dowling, U of L physicians who implanted the world’s first fully implantable artificial hearts in partnership with Jewish Hospital. It includes research labs, fabrication facilities, operating and recovery rooms, diagnostic equipment, training facilities and offices.
2008 - Metal Architecture Magazine Design Award; Best Smooth Metal Wall Panels
2008 - Metal Construction Association President's Award; Institutional Municipal