Architecture - November 2013

The making of a healthcare design changemaker

Honored designer reshaping the way healthcare is delivered in developing countries

11/27/2013


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Advanced Health Science Pavilion designed as gateway

Color, texture, and varied lighting chosen to give patients and staff a feeling of comfort and thoughtful organization makes the building easy to navigate

11/26/2013


Delaware medical center expansion recognized for design

Bayhealth Medical Center project includes an emergency department and oncology center, supported by a helipad, conference center

11/25/2013


Toronto health care facility design lauded for use of sustainable wood

Batchewana First Nations Health Facility recognized for use of wood framing and structural timber construction

11/21/2013


Chicago safety-net hospital designs for the future

Saint Anthony Hospital engages architect to design prototype that would act as a model for cohesive approach to their facilities and future clinics

11/20/2013


Healthcare design and construction professionals recognized for innovation

The award recognizes a healthcare service company that demonstrates a progressive approach to developing strategic partnerships that have contributed to transforming healthcare through innovation

11/18/2013


Healthcare facility planning should reflect mission over time

Healthy, flexible and sustainable master planning can be achieved over the life of the campus only if it is implemented, organized and maintained through sound urban design strategies

11/15/2013


Building information modeling can advance the health facility planning process

Complex medical technologies present technical, financial, structural and logistical challenges to planners

11/14/2013


New Vancouver hospital brings new design benchmarks to province

St. Mary's is first British Columbia hospital with all single-occupancy rooms

11/14/2013


Hospital's child friendly designs are bright, cheerful distraction

Alabama's Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children built to meet demands of growing population and new technology and to improve patient experience

11/12/2013


Design team talk about Haiti hospital project challenges

Healthcare Design's 'Take Five' series asks healthcare design professionals about what's got their attention

11/12/2013


Massachusetts assisted living facility stresses natural light, access to nature

The facility is designed with gables, wrap-around porches, and colonnaded enclosed promenades, and set against a wooded backdrop and manicured landscaping

11/11/2013


Deinstitutionalizing facility that treats criminals comes with obstacles

West Virginia's William R. Sharpe Jr. Hospital behavioral health addition brings concerns related to safety and visual control of all patient-access areas

11/8/2013



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