UNIVERSITY OF PENN
Penn Medicine’s New Patient Pavilion (Penn First), set for completion in 2021, will provide a new clinical care facility adding approximately 700 new beds, 50 operating / procedure rooms, an emergency department and expand other health care delivery programs. Construction began in September 2016 and will progress through 2021, with occupancy projected for October of 2021. The project is utilizing a performance-based contract with Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). All aspects of the project, implement the basic IPD tenets such as collaboration, innovation, trust, performance-based gain, shared-risk, BIM, pooled planning, target cost delivery and transparency. BFW played a critical role in the steel frame design and delivery by providing a Project Manager/Structural Engineer, with certifications as an AIA and PE. BFW staff will also play a critical role in budgeting and project controls. BFW is part of the LF Driscoll/Balfour Beatty construction team.