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TitleHealth Facilities Design 2010 FGI Guidelines
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SC O TT K I R C H N E R , AI A, N C AR B
M IC H AE L H AMILTON , AI A

SC O TT K I R C H N E R , AI A, N C AR B
M IC H AE L H AMILTON , AI A

Health Facilities Design
A Look at the 2010 Edition

of the FGI Guidelines

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Goals for Today

Highlight some of the Key Differences

between the 2001 AIA Guidelines and

the 2010 FGI Guidelines

Highlight some of the Key Differences

between the 2001 AIA Guidelines and

the 2010 FGI Guidelines

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Chapter 2.2 – Specific Requirements for Hospitals

2.2-2.3 Oncology Nursing Unit
 Patient Rooms
 Patient rooms shall comply with the requirements of Section 2.1-

3.2.1,Typical Patient Room, as well as the additional requirements in
Section 2.1-3.3.2.4, Protective Environment Rooms.

 Pediatric and adolescent unit
 Pediatric patient rooms shall include provisions for family support

(hygiene, sleeping, and personal belongings).
 Play areas shall be constructed of surfaces and materials that are

easy to clean and durable.
 Pediatric patient rooms shall be separated from units serving adult

populations.
 At least one AII room shall be provided for each pediatric unit.

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Chapter 2.2 – Specific Requirements for Hospitals

2.2-2.3 Oncology Nursing Unit (cont)
 Support areas for visitors
 Space for visitor privacy shall include the following to promote

interaction and resource availability:
 Area for communications (e.g., cell phones, computers, wireless Internet

access).
 Patient-family information stations.
 Access to beverages and nourishment.

 Diagnostic and treatment areas
 Treatment/infusion therapy unit.
 Imaging facilities.
 Radiotherapy facilities.
 Storage space for radiation body casts.
 Provision of these services from central departments shall be

permitted.

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5.1 Mobile, Transportable, and Relocatable Units

5.1-7.2.2.2 Exterior finish materials
 If the connecting link to the host facility is a fabric-type

canopy, the material shall be treated with fire retardant and
documentation of such shall be available for inspection at
all times.

 Fabric (membrane) structures and supporting elements
shall be designed in accordance with the local building
code.
 Permanent membrane structures shall also comply with applicable

sections of NFPA 101-11.9.
 Temporary membrane structures (limited to 45 days) shall comply

with NFPA 101-11.10.
 Construction of permanent passageways shall be consistent with the

construction type of the connected building or separated per NFPA
101.

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