The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center is 30% complete - with the phase I anatomy wing scheduled to open in January 2022 and two additional phases also progressing. The project, on Neil and West 10th avenues, includes a 120,000-square-foot renovation of Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building, while also demolishing portions of Starling Loving and Fry Bridge. The facility will benefit health sciences colleges, including medicine, dentistry, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine, while strengthening the interdisciplinary curriculum of Ohio State.
Construction progress includes:
Painting, ceramic tile, and ceiling tile installation is ongoing throughout...
We all love scarlet and gray, but there’s a sea of orange on campus as Ohio State invests in the future of teaching, learning and research. Major construction projects are changing the way most Buckeyes will navigate campus – so allow extra travel time, be cautious near construction zones, and look out for your fellow Buckeyes. Watch to learn more on what areas to avoid and how to get around safely. READ MORE
The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center is 20% complete, but the first of its three phases will open soon – in January 2022. The $155.9 million project on 10th Avenue includes a 120,000-square-foot renovation of Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building. The building will provide upgraded and flexible facilities to create a collaborative campus, serving multiple disciplines for interprofessional education throughout the Health Sciences.
Video of Buck-Eye View - Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center
Roofing work is 95% complete on the anatomy wing of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center, and brick installation continues through mid-summer. The project, which began in November 2019, includes the renovation of the 120,000-square-foot Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building that, combined, will create a collaborative campus for interprofessional education throughout the Health Sciences. Current construction activities include:
Interior framing is ongoing on floors one to three. Mechanical systems, electrical conduit, and plumbing piping are being installed on the lower floors. The air handling units recently were set in the penthouse of the new Anatomy wing...
Kristin Poldemann has been named one of the most influential leaders in Columbus as part of the Columbus Business First Power 100 list . Poldemann serves as senior director of projects for Ohio State's Facilities Design and Construction. In her role, she leads a $3.5 billion portfolio of “Time and Change” projects to build the campus of the future, catalyzing the achievement of Ohio State’s strategic plan and Framework 2.0 through state-of-the-art facilities for teaching, learning and research.
Poldemann oversees the Time and Change construction projects, including:
Steel fireproofing is ongoing on the upper levels of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center while interior framing at the basement level continues. Renovation of the 120,000 square foot Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building began in November 2019. The project will provide upgraded and flexible facilities to create a collaborative campus for interprofessional education throughout the Health Sciences.
Mechanical rough-in is ongoing in the basement and first level. Work is occurring in preparation for the demolition of the Starling-Loving A-wing. In the coming weeks, as exterior framing concludes, exterior masonry will begin with the installation of...
The Ohio State University is investing over $3 billion in capital improvements to create the campus of the future, shaping the best possible environment for clinical care, learning and research. These facilities include a new 840-bed inpatient hospital, four large outpatient care centers, an interdisciplinary research facility and an interdisciplinary health sciences center that includes the Ohio State College of Medicine.
Watch how these investments in state-of-the-art facilities will advance Ohio State's mission of teaching, learning and research.
Columbus Business First reports that Ohio State has approved a $2.37 billion 5-year capital plan to support Framework 2.0 and the university's strategic plan. It is an historic number for Ohio State as the university delivers on major projects identified in the campus master plan.
As reported by the outlet, classroom and laboratory buildings make up 47% of the new projects, and 39% are for OSU Wexner Medical Center.
“That’s really a healthy balance,” said Jay Kasey, Ohio State's senior vice president in the Office of Administration and Planning.