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Peak Drive Medical Office Building

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Location:
7301 Peak Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89128
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Completed: 2004-11
Size (sq. ft.): 32998
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Contractors: Interior designer: JMA
Structural engineer: Wright Engineers
Electrical engineer: Helix Electric
Civil engineer: Wright Engineers
General contractor: Korte Company
Photographer: Opulence Studios
Building Materials: The total building area was 32998 sf and materials used included metal panels, stone, FIFS and glass. The building is steel and metal stud framed with an EIFS exterior finish. The use of technological materials (i.e. metal panels, and mullionless glazing) and indigenous materials (i.e. stone) and colors blend the highly technical mature of the owner’s medical imaging business with the surrounding desert environment.
Architectural Elements: The landscape design included low water usage plants which are native to the arid climate of the southwest. The use of these plants will reduce the water consumption by over 50%. As it matures this desert landscaping will enhance the desert color palette of the building. The building placement on the site required orienting the building so that its mullionless window wall (MRI slice) was north facing. This allows for views to the mountains and the natural daylighting to extend into the building’s open office space reducing the need for continuous fluorescent lighting. The perimeter windows incorporate an integral solar shading device to control direct sunlight into the building.
Description: This building houses the administration department for the multi-facility SDMI company, as well as providing tenant space for medical offices.

Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging is an innovative and expanding medical imaging company. As the building owner, they decided to combine their administrative functions into this one location. By doing this they are freeing up space in their other facilities to add additional imaging functions. The remaining space in the building’s first floor is for medical related tenants. This type of space is needed in the medical corridor this building is located within.

The building owner is very design oriented. JMA was requested to go beyond the typical medical office and create a building that represents the type of technical advances that the medical industry is making today. The “MRI slice” that is made through the building is one detail that signifies this. The detailing that highlights the infusion of materials and forms was of great importance.

A decision to change contractors was made between design and the start of construction. This change brought about with it necessary construction budget revision that required revising certain exterior materials and landscape designs. The final building represents the result of the design team and contractor’s resolve to provide the owner with a building that met his expectations for design and construction quality.

Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging is an innovative and expanding medical imaging company. As the building owner, they decided to combine their administrative functions into this one location. By doing this they are freeing up space in their other facilities to add additional imaging functions. The remaining space in the building’s first floor is for medical related tenants. This type of space is needed in the medical corridor this building is located within.

The building owner is very design oriented. We were requested to go beyond the typical medical office and create a building that represents the type of technical advances that the medical industry is making today. The “MRI slice” that is made through the building is one detail that signifies this. The detailing that highlights the infusion of materials and forms was of great importance.

A decision to change contractors was made between design and the start of construction. This change brought with it necessary construction budget revisions that required revising certain exterior materials and landscape designs. The final building represents the result of the design team and contractor’s resolve to provide the owner with a building that met his expectations for design and construction quality.
Extra Note: AIA Nevada Design Awards (2006) Entry No. B06013, Submission.
UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Form Core Boards, Project Identification Form, Photo Release Form, Intern Compensation Disclaimer Form, Project Entry Form, Exteriors Photos, Site Plan, Floor Plans, Interior Photos and CD


AIA Nevada Design Awards (2007) Entry No. B07037, Submission.
UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Form Core Boards, Project Identification Form, Photo Release Form, Intern Compensation Disclaimer Form, Project Entry Form, Exteriors Photos, Site Plan, Floor Plans, Interior Photos and CD