EYP/BJAC Selected To Provide Design Services For UNC Family Medicine Center Feasibility Study

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) April 06, 2013 - EYP/BJAC (http://www.bjac.com), an expertise-based, integrated architecture firm specializing in academic, medical, research and government clients, has announced that it was selected to provide design services for the University of North Carolina Family Medicine Center (UNC FMC) feasibility study. The firm will conduct a feasibility study on an existing full-scope facility seeking to develop a more accessible model for patient care, improve the way patient care is delivered, and streamline both operational and financial processes. The existing medical facility was built in 1990.

    The UNC FMC is part of the UNC School of Medicine. The facility is ranked second out of all family medicine departments in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and sees heavy use within the community. EYP/BJAC Senior Project Director, Jennifer Amster, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Healthcare Principal Fred Wolters, AIA; and Director of Healthcare, Alex Kristiansen, will use their expertise and knowledge of trends in patient and family health care, primary and urgent care, and comprehensive family medicine to create an improvement-driven design objective.

    "This redesign of the Family Medicine Center represents the specialized expertise EYP/BJAC brings to our clients," said Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, Healthcare Sector Leader. "We are pleased to be a part of the process to assist UNC School of Medicine's efforts to promote complete wellness for patients and provide new, efficient and cost effective models for care."

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    EYP/BJAC is an expertise-based, integrated architecture firm that partners with academic, medical, research, and government clients to realize vital long and short-term objectives, offering specialized design, planning, sustainability consulting, and project delivery services. EYP/BJAC also specializes in energy consulting and implementation, and historic preservation. EYP/BJAC is a strategic partnership between BJAC and EYP. EYP, with twelve offices nationwide, is ranked among the largest A/E firms in the nation by Building Design & Construction Magazine, and is also recognized for sustainable design leadership by Architect Magazine, Engineering News-Record, and Architectural Record. BJAC, named among the top architecture firms in 2012 by Architect Magazine, was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC) and with the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information on EYP/BJAC, visit http://www.bjac.com.

    Jennifer Fair
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    jennifer ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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