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VAMC – Building 650 Expansion

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Seismic Deficiencies Correction & 1st Floor Renovations & Expansion

Location: Mathers, CA
Type of Contract: Full BIM Design

Detailed Project Scope

ADC was hired to identify and design structural and non-structural seismic deficiencies in Building 650 which is ranked 50 on the High Risk (HR) list. This project also included the renovation for critical/essential patient services, and centralizes Veterans services such as escort, enrollment/eligibility, and travel. The project corrects FCA and ADA deficiencies for stairwell, elevator, and includes energy efficient lighting and power on the first floor. The seismic correction also includes renovation of three floors and patient areas. Area included: Outpatient area, ER, pharmacy services, Woman’s Clinic, Spinal and all exam rooms. Relocation activates included; canteen, cafe, information and welcome center, police, escort, enrollment/eligibility, travel, etc. within the 10,000 square feet addition.

ADC was responsible for producing a complete set of drawings, design narrative/analysis, calculations, sample boards, renderings and specifications in accordance with professional standard practices and VA criteria. ADC managed each A/E discipline provided copies of their respective VA design manuals, standard details, construction standards, and VA national CAD standard application guide to insure all elements were covered and met.

The SOW required ADC to setup meetings with department staff, division heads and facilities to establish requirements for space, separation and path of travel. All utilities connections needed to be located and measured for capacity and integration. This project was fast-tracked and allocated only 3 months of full design, specifications and construction cost estimates.

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In March 2020, Advance Design Consultants, Inc. implemented a Work from Home Plan (WFH) program to ensure safety while still conducting business. Furthermore, ADC is a designated an essential business due to the critical nature of many of our projects for public works and high tech/defense companies. While many of our staff will primarily be working from home, our employees have access to our main office in San Jose and all necessary equipment to perform their duties and create designs at the highest level, regardless of the on-going pandemic.

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Update to our Clients & Partners:

ADC is continuing to take the COVID-19 situation seriously to protect the health and well-being of our employees, clients and partners.

In March 2020, Advance Design Consultants, Inc. implemented a Work from Home Plan (WFH) program to ensure safety while still conducting business. Furthermore, ADC is a designated an essential business due to the critical nature of many of our projects for public works and high tech/defense companies. While many of our staff will primarily be working from home, our employees have access to our main office in San Jose and all necessary equipment to perform their duties and create designs at the highest level, regardless of the on-going pandemic.

ADC’s staff will continue to work with our clients, partners, consultants and community to provide business continuity of the same services that you have come to expect from us. We are committed to providing the architectural-engineering design and calculations services, communication, and collaboration needed to keep our projects moving ahead on schedule.

During this time, please use email as this is the best way to reach us. Continue to reach out to your direct contact, and if you do not have a direct contact, use [email protected] and your message will be routed to the appropriate person.

If you have any questions, concerns, comments or even just need someone to talk to concerning a current or future project, do not hesitate to contact us. Together we can all ensure business continuity for our region and beyond.