BJC Healthcare (Phase III) – Patient Tower & Penthouse

St. Louis, Missouri
Owner BJC l Washington University School of Medicine
Architect Cannon/BR+A
Construction Manager McCarthy
Design Assist Mechanical icon Mechanical
Value of icon's Work $50,000,000+

icon is serving as the mechanical design-assist partner for the BJC Healthcare Campus Renewal, Phase III project. The new, 617,000 square-foot, 17-story tower features 280 patient rooms (inpatient and ICU) and is the latest undertaking as part of BJC’s comprehensive master plan for its flagship campus in St. Louis.

icon is tasked to design, prefabricate, and install HVAC systems and components to support patient floors, common areas, and a mechanical penthouse.

icon also served as the prime mechanical contractor for BJC’s initial North Tower Penthouse project completed in 2017.

Phase III is projected to be complete in 2024.

icon’s Scope

Patient Floors

  • Air Handling Units
  • Ductwork
  • External Underground Steam & Condensate
  • Med Gases
  • Multi-Trade Racks
  • Bathroom Pods
  • Mechanical Insulation
  • BIM Modeling & Coordination
  • Design-Assist Engineering


  • Mechanical Equipment
    • Chillers
    • Cooling Towers
    • Pumps
  • Piping For:
    • Condenser Water
    • Chiller Water
    • Glycol Hot Water
    • Heating Hot Water
    • Steam & Condensation
  • Ductwork
    • BIM Modeling & Coordination
    • Design-Assist Engineering


Capabilities Used