Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center Replacement, San Francisco, CA

Architect: Stantec, San Francisco, CA

Salter provided acoustical consulting for the new hospital tower and medical building. The 500,000 square foot project increased the bed capacity to 1,200 from 1,062. Laguna Honda's new single-site skilled nursing and rehabilitation center is the first LEED certified hospital building in California, with a certification of LEED Silver. Acoustical design issues included mechanical noise and vibration reduction, room acoustics, sound isolation, and reducing hospital noise to adjacent buildings and land uses.

According to the San Francisco Department of Health, "this facility will be among the most innovative, technologically advanced, efficient, flexible, humane and natural facility in the world. It will, by design, encourage rehabilitation and independent living while setting the standard for enhancement of the quality of life."

Building of America Award Gold Medal Winner, Real Estate & Construction Review, 2010

Building of America Decade of Excellence Community Service Award, Best of New Construction and Renovation, Real Estate & Construction Review, 2001-2010

Best of 2010 Northern California Healthcare Winner, California Construction Magazine

Real Estate Deals of the Year, Health Winner, San Francisco Business Times, 2010