City of Hope, Michael Amini Transfusion Medicine Center

BIM Project Green Project

This new 60,000-sq.-ft., three-story Blood Transfusion Medicine Center provides support for the following services: Transfusion Service/Blood Bank/Stem Cell Processing Laboratory, Donor/Aphaeresis Center, Therapeutic Aphaeresis, National Marrow Donor Program, Blood Donor Recruitment, and Quality Management, as well as the administrative functions required to support these basic functions.

The first floor houses the Blood Bank and Stem Cell Laboratory (approx. 18,000 sq. ft.); the second floor houses the Donor and Therapeutic Aphaeresis, National Donor Program and support areas (approx. 18,000 sq. ft.). The project has achieved LEED®-NC Silver Certification, making this City of Hope's first LEED-Certified structure on their campus.

Green Features

  • Use of low VOC paints, adhesives, sealants & carpets
  • Installation of solar panels for on-site renewable energy
  • Water use reduction by 20% with low flow fixtures
  • Enhanced refrigeration management
  • Water-efficient landscaping
  • Minimized light pollution from building and site
  • Reduced potable water consumption by 50% for irrigation
  • Currently tracking at 96% recycled waste
  • Energy efficient lighting fixtures

BIM Features

  • MEP Coordination
  • 4D Sequencing
  • Site Logistics Planning

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