Facts - Mission Hope Cancer Center
- The vision and plans began in 2004
- Construction began in October of 2010
- The building is three stories and 44,000-square-feet
- More than 34 subcontractors worked on the project
- The building’s steel structure weighs 465 tons
- More than 736 steel beams and 86 steel columns secure the building’s frame
- 8 million tons of concrete surround the building’s two radiation therapy vaults
- There are 111 windows and 198 doors
- Approximately 1,591 gallons of paint were used
- The entire building has the latest in green, energy-saving appliances and lighting
- Alan Roinestad Construction and Management, Inc. was the general contractor
- The building artwork featured within Mission Hope Cancer Center is by well-known surf and beach scene photographer, Chris Burkard. Burkard donated more than 100 pieces of artwork to add to the facility’s healing environment. Burkard is internationally recognized for his unique and visionary images which have the ability to catapult the viewer into the moment. He has served as a freelance photographer for numerous national and international publications, is currently serving as staff photographer for Surfer Magazine, and resides in Arroyo Grande with his family. For more information about Burkard’s work, go to www.burkardphoto.com.
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