Construction and Design

Designing a sense of community within a senior living community

Interior design can be used to help develop a sense of community that goes far beyond just the physical space, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

1/15/2018


Singapore hospitals designed to heal with nature

The rainforest-like landscaping at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital infuses the atmosphere with natural sights, sounds and scents

1/10/2018


Art exhibits at N.C. VA healthcare facility comfort visitors

Fayetteville VA Health Care Center has a new, rotating art exhibit in the lobby

1/10/2018


Pediatric storage needs create different design challenges

How much storage is needed and the appropriate location to store that equipment and supplies must be considered, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/5/2018


Building energy modeling can help build an HVAC plan

Modeling systems can help facilities reach optimal efficiency

1/5/2018


Virginia VA facility construction 'more than a facelift'

$136 million worth of construction is going on at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center

12/29/2017


Senior living trends reflect industry changes

Several developments represent a new direction that will impact the industry, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/27/2017


Key design practices can improve patient care

Healthcare leaders are focusing on design that supports effective operations

12/21/2017


Healthcare facility lighting strategies

Lighting can improve patient satisfaction surveys and reimbursements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2017


Madrid birthing center honored for design

A natural birth unit at University Hospital HM Nuevo Belen was recognized by IIDA for modern design and thoughtful detailing, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2017


Modernization solutions ease replacement for mixed-OEM equipment

Implementing modernization solutions can help improve the overall effectiveness and simplification of an electrical system comprised of mixed-OEM equipment

12/19/2017


Cotton Medical Center recognized as 'Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility'

HREI Insights Awards program honors excellence in healthcare real estate development

12/18/2017


White paper explores how healthcare facility flooring can impact patient care

High noise levels can hinder the healing process, inhibit clinician efficiency and create compliance concerns

12/12/2017


Patient room design can affect stress

A 2017 article by Andrade and colleagues offers findings that suggest how design elements may reduce patient stress, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2017


IIDA healthcare interior design competition winners announced

First-ever Transformation and Innovation Award was awarded to Madrid healthcare facility

12/11/2017


Urban medical center designed to be part of community

Urban healthcare centers are integrating with their neighbors by becoming a civic hub, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/7/2017


Tips for cutting glare from lighting

Seniors are more prone to experiencing bright lights as glaring

12/7/2017


Networked controls can simplify healthcare facility lighting

Technology can help streamline facility operations

12/4/2017


Patient experience part of winning equation for 'Beautiful' hospitals

First-time entry won top spot in annual contest

12/1/2017


Rwanda healthcare design challenges offer lessons to architects

The inconsistency of Rwanda’s power grid dictated how designers thought about everything from lighting design to backup power, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/27/2017


Healthcare color trends for 2018

More healthcare systems are being influenced by residential design

11/21/2017


Door panels tell residents' stories at Canadian nursing home

Residents of Nashwaak Villa are personalizing their doors with large decals

11/20/2017



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