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Inova Schar Cancer Institute Proton Center

Designing a key aspect of a health campus

  • 50K

    Square Feet

  • 2

    Gantries

  • 90

    Acre Campus

  • Fairfax, Virginia

    Fairfax, Virginia

Helping implement a path to recovery

The Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute is the first of many major projects that Inova plans to undertake on its new 90-acre Center for Personalized Health Campus. The site previously served as Exxon Mobil’s Headquarters and is near Inova Hospital’s main Fairfax, Virginia campus.

The project included the renovation of 264,000 square feet of existing space to make way for the Cancer Institute, as well as medical offices, a pharmacy, clinical space for oncology, clinical trials, research, and a two-gantry proton therapy center designed by Stantec Architecture. Stantec provided the design for the proton therapy center, while coordinating with Wilmot Sanz, who led the design of the overall facility. The proton center will provide Inova’s radiation therapy program with an integrated center that offers two state-of-the-art proton gantries using IBA equipment, in addition to the linear accelerators, all centralized around shared clinical and treatment planning spaces.

Now complete, we designed a facility that accommodates massive equipment and energy, matching the unique requirements of each proton equipment vendor. The design is also personal—we created a healing environment that supports the patient’s well-being, health, and recovery.

At a Glance

Offices
Client
  • Inova Health System
Partners
  • BR+A
  • Goldstein-Milano
Architect
Wilmot Sanz
Meet Our Team

Richard Brown, Senior Associate

Working on proton therapy is a career highlight. I take satisfaction in knowing our team helps bring this cancer treatment to communities.

Franck Le Bousse, Principal, Senior Lead Design Architect

As an architect and a designer, I work with a talented group of people to design a better world—one building at a time.
Franck Le Bousse Principal, Senior Lead Design Architect Read More

Doug Jeong, Senior Associate

As an architect for the design of proton therapy facilities, I have been pushing to create spaces that comfort patients under stress.

Paula Williams, Principal

Building a trusting client relationship creates a lasting impression.

Richard Brown

Senior Associate

Franck Le Bousse

Principal, Senior Lead Design Architect

Doug Jeong

Senior Associate

Paula Williams

Principal

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