Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida

Owner: Baptist Health South Florida

Location: Miami, Florida

Size: 305,000 sq ft

Architect: MGE Architects

Description: Designed to withstand a category five hurricane, this 305,000-square-foot outpatient cancer center is located on the northeast corner of the Baptist Health South Florida Miami campus. The Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida has world class diagnostics and treatment facilities, including six radiation treatment vaults (housing three linear accelerators, a tomo, a cyberknife and a gamma knife), two MRIs, two CT/SIM, one HDR and two PET/CT. The high-end exterior and interior finishes include an exterior reflection pond and three interior jellyfish tanks. In addition to a 140,000-square-foot, four-story research laboratory shell space, the center also features two parking garage structures with the capacity for nearly 1,200 vehicles and an attached 350-foot pedestrian bridge. Other features include a 15,000-square-foot central energy plant with emergency generators, chillers and a cooling tower. The facility also received LEED certification.