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Parkland Hospital


Dallas, TX


2,000,000 SF

Design Architect

HDR + Corgan

Dallas’ new Parkland Hospital, replacing a structure built in the 1950s, is an important project in the Datum Rios portfolio. The massive $900 million building is 17 stories providing 2 million sq. ft. of hospital space.

The owner's mandate to provide expansive windows was accomplished by the design of a system of 30-ft-deep, post-tensioned transfer walls/girders, created to be stressed in 8 stages. The form consists of a 62-ft cantilever, coupled with a 120-ft span over an opening; both support seven stories above.

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