Swedish Southwest Emergency Center
Littleton, Colorado

Project Facts

Location: Littleton, Colorado
Size: 29,125 SF
Market: Healthcare
Completed: 2005
Services: Architecture, Interiors
Scope: New Freestanding Emergency Center

Swedish Southwest Emergency Center provides full-service emergency care to the residents of Jefferson County, Colorado and the southwest metropolitan Denver area.

This community-based free-standing facility allows for advanced emergency care “close to home,” while  reducing the number of visits to Swedish Medical Center’s main campus emergency department. The Center offers the benefits of immediate intervention for emergencies in which treatment time is critical.

Featuring 18 examination/treatment rooms, including five holding/ observation rooms, this facility provides diagnostic imaging services including CT Scan, radiography, ultrasound, stress testing and laboratory services. Scans and X-rays can be digitally transferred to the main campus and to physicians’ offices for shared viewing. The facility is designed to allow patients to flow immediately into examination rooms through the walk-in entrance or through a separate ambulance entrance. An on-site helipad allows air transfer capabilities to Swedish Medical Center, should the need arise.

Photography by Creative Sources Photography, Inc.

Contributions to Project Success

Published in Healthcare Design, Architectural Showcase, 2005

Considered FAA Guidelines due to adjacent heliport.

Distinct covered walk-in and ambulance entrance.

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