Architecture - June 2013

Inaugural Healthcare Design Academy to be held in Dallas

The producers of the Healthcare Design Conference will hold the inaugural Healthcare Design Academy Aug. 8 - 9 at the Anatole Hotel in Dallas.


Needs of baby boomers drive some healthcare facility design trends

Professionals in the facilities design industry already have begun to reshape how healthcare buildings are designed, constructed and operated with the needs of baby boomers in mind.


Site analysis aids in selection of disaster-resilient location for critical facility

A thorough, knowledge-based analysis from the outset is vital to the selection of a new critical facility site, as critical facilities need to be sufficiently robust to remain in operation and survive under stress, whether caused by natural or human agents.


New design guide aids VA hospital planning and construction

When the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs embarked on construction of its first new facility in nearly 20 years, VA facilities professionals and architects worked together to create a facility that updated the agency's established criteria for hospital design to suit contemporary needs.



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