Children’s ‘cardboard city’ aids in design of clinical tower Mock-ups of key facilities are helping the hospital see the plans for an 11-story clinical tower in lifelike 3-D ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Doctors, nurses, staff, and observers participate in a simulated pediatric bypass surgery in a vacant building space not too far from Boston Children's Hospital. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff The patient is moved on a stretcher toward the mock operating room. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff (From left) Dr. Francis Thompson, Dr. Aditya Kaza, nurse Kathryn Franklin, Dr. Barry Kussman, and Dr. John Mayer were briefed on the Boston Children's Hospital simulator program before the procedure. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff The staff from Boston Children's Hospital start the exercise. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Nurse Megan Nolan reaches for a surgical instrument during the simulated pediatric bypass surgery. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff A simulated pediatric bypass surgery is performed by Dr. Aditya Kaza and staff in the cardboard space. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff A debriefing takes place in the mock operating room after the procedure to discuss possible adjustments to the design of the room. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Dr. Barry Kussman, an anesthesiologist, moves "equipment." Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Nurse Megan Nolan talks during the debriefing after the mock surgery. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Clinicians from Boston Children's Hospital move pieces of cardboard furniture after discussing the best way to lay out an operating room.