Construction and Design - April 2013
The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) is offering Healthcare Construction Certificate (HCC) workshops throughout the year at various locations nationwide.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) will offer a one-hour webinar titled "Healthcare Essentials: Hybrid OR - Integrated Planning" on May 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern.
The Harvard School of Public Health is offering a weeklong course on health and safety issues in laboratory design May 6-10 in Boston.
A hospital in Hove, England, is hosting two art installations by Brian Eno designed to relax patients.
The renovation of the health services facility at Arizona State University focused on efficiency and the environment.
The Group Health Puyallup Medical Center in Puyallup, Wash., is the first project in the U.S. to achieve certification under LEED for Healthcare rating.
A one-day series of three free webinars dedicated to interior design in healthcare facilities will be held April 25.
Design trends in assisted living facilities are evolving to blend home and hospitality finishes and amenities while using evidence-based design to refine strategies.
Using copper alloy touch surfaces in intensive care patient rooms cut the rate of healthcare-acquired infections by more than half in a recent study.
New codes and standards, the net-zero movement and evolution in facade systems are driving improved building envelope performance, which is a significant way to reduce energy use — a common concern for healthcare facilities.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has published a second edition of its "HVAC Design Manual for Hospitals and Clinics."
The Center for Health Design is offering a series of four workshops on strategic design trends in healthcare.
An interior designer examines how healthcare flooring in one rehabilitation hospital helps to facilitate patient care.
Open, indoor water features could be prohibited in new healthcare facilities due to risks associated with waterborne pathogens.
Practice Greenhealth will host a webinar on flame retardants on April 3 at 2 p.m. Eastern.