New York University, Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings group provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), and fire protection services for a new, 85,000-square-foot outpatient cancer treatment facility.


  • Size: 113,000 square feet
  • Client/Owner: New York University
  • Architect: Perkins Eastman


Eleven above-ground and two below-ground levels house cancer screening, diagnostic, treatment, and support services. Program areas include three floors of examination rooms, each with a nurses’ station; two floors dedicated to the Center for Women’s Cancers including diagnostic, imaging, and treatment areas; a full floor dedicated to screening and diagnostics (X-rays, ultrasound, computed tomography, and positron emission tomography); two floors of infusion areas for chemotherapy and other intravenous therapies; a below-ground radiation treatment center; pathology laboratories; a state-of-the-art conference facility; administrative offices, medical records, physician offices, offices for support services (i.e., social workers, dietitians, psychologists and psychiatrists, genetic counselors); and a ground-floor patient cancer education and resource center.

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