Children’s Hospital of Richmond Pavilion

VCU Health, Richmond, VA | Health Care


HKS, Inc.


640,000 SF


2018 AIA-Richmond Chapter Merit Award
2018 AIA-Virginia Chapter Merit Award
2017 Pinnacle Award, ACEC Virginia
2017 National Recognition Award, ACEC National
2016 Project of the Year, SKANSKA
2016 Excellence in Concrete Construction Award / First Place in High-Rise category, American Concrete Institute (ACI)
2015 Commonwealth Award for Concrete Excellence, ACI Virginia
2015 Project of the Year Award / Architectural category, Slag Cement Association

About the Project

New 640,000 SF pavilion with 15 stories, four below grade and eleven above grade. Designed to accommodate a future load of an additional seven stories. Includes laboratories, hematology-oncology, surgery suites, endoscopy, imaging, clinics, faculty office, shell space, mechanical penthouse and eight levels of parking with 600 spaces. The facility features a James River theme incorporating elements of nature like light and green space. The Children’s Pavilion also includes new amenities like a sibling center, sky terrace, interactive displays and future retail space.

Learn more here: STRUCTURE Magazine


In an effort to continue reaching our firm-wide aspirational goals, it is of the utmost importance to align ourselves with likeminded structural engineers. Our long-term partnership with DMWPV has proven to be an integral part in shaping, not only our client’s vision, but influencing the communities we work in.

Fred Ortiz, AIA Principal, HKS - Richmond, VA