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Anshen + Allen Architects

www.anshen.com

Anshen + Allen is an international architectural practice committed to achieving public architecture of the highest quality. We believe that good design can enrich and transform lives.

Our specialist portfolio in healthcare, education and research, allows us to focus our energy and talent on efforts that benefit humanity, contribute to community and culture and demonstrate a commitment to social progress.

Our buildings perform with great precision, reflect their unique location and exemplify great design.

Technology in Practice: Anshen + Allen Architects Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

February 12, 2008 | Presenters: Tony Rinella, CIO, Anshen + Allen Mark Tiscornia, Architect Designer, Anshen + Allen Thomas M. Simmons, President, ARCHVISTA Building Technologies

The San Francisco office of Anshen + Allen, an international architecture firm and a leader in healthcare design, was tasked with building one of the most seismically safe and family-friendly hospitals in the country. The firm used ArchiCAD and other advanced technologies to design a hospital that can withstand an earthquake up to the magnitude of at least 8.0. Learn how Anshen + Allen Architects used ArchiCAD to push the limits of design, discover how:

  • Advanced technology was used to provide the highest level of earthquake safety, coupled with countless energy-saving and earth-friendly features
  • ArchiCAD was paired with NavisWorks(TM) to run clash detection tests and reduce conflicts prior to construction
  • BIM helped achieve significant time and cost savings

1 hour, 15 minutes