Lee College Nursing Center

Baytown, TX

Axis Builders collaborated with Kirksey Architecture to renovate the Lee College Nursing teaching facility. The project scope included the complete demolition of the existing 13,400 sqft interior space to accommodate the build back of the new floor plan. That allowed for three (3) large Classrooms, a Storage Area and Prep Area specific spaces were designed to simulate “real world” hospital environments the Nursing Students may encounter. There are three (3) skills labs with a total of thirty (30) adult and four (4) adolescent patient beds. The Simulation Lab features a Control Room, Pediatric & OB/ GYN rooms, an ICU Room, two (2) Medical Surgery prep and recovery room. Each of the Patient spaces in the Skills Labs & Simulation Lab feature a hospital bed, crash rail, sharps container, sanitation station, glove dispenser & medical headwall with a Nurse Call System, Simulated Medical Gas & dedicated power. In the Skills labs each patient bed has a cubical curtain system & in the Simulation Lab Glass ICU Doors at utilized to close off the spaces to allow for student learning. In addition to other architectural elements. New millwork was installed in the prep area and sim lab with waterfall edge solid surfacing. MEP upgrades included providing a new fire sprinkler system, new Roof Top HVAC unit to serve the space, new LED lighting & electrical as well as a state-of-the-art AV System in the classrooms with floor data and electrical for each pair of desks & automatic projector screens for each row. This renovation will prove to be a valuable learning & resource space not only for Lee College, but the Nursing Students who attend for many years to come.