VA Las Vegas Nursing Home Care Unit

Las Vegas, Nevada
Veterans Affairs
110,000 Square Feet
Year Completed: 

The VA Las Vegas Nursing Home Care Unit (NHCU) provides 120 beds for veterans who are undergoing rehabilitation and need short-term specialized services. Built for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the two story, 110,000 square-foot building is the third phase of the new VA medical center campus.

The NHCU's steel-framed structure is enclosed with phenolic wall panels, corrugated metal wall panels, glass curtain wall, and exposed masonry. The interior space is organized around a central courtyard, and each floor features six wings divided into specialized care units.

An underground tunnel connects the NHCU to the Medical Center. The NHCU to the hospital via an elevated bridge and makes connections to the central plant.

Southwest Contractor - Best of 2010 Award, Best Nevada Healthcare Project