Architecture - January 2014

Geriatric emergency departments have implications for long-term care

Emergency departments designed for the elderly is one of 10 technology-related trends hospital leaders will be thinking about this year


Design can deter patients from using hospital gardens

Lack of awareness and lack of shade linked to low garden use, according to study


Cincinnati Children's Hospital adds pet therapy building

Cats and dogs are able to visit their owners whose stays are longer than five days


In hospital design, mock-ups only as useful as the people they engage

The physical interaction of mock-ups can make them rich experiences that encourage participation across professional levels and personality types


Magazine announces healthcare design winners

Healthcare Design names winners of second annual 'The HCD 10' competition


Top five ideas that will influence healthcare in 2014

Architect offers view of the future in Healthcare Design magazine's 'Take Five' series


Wyoming nursing home replacement building to stress private rooms

Project will also add a dining room over looking the golf course, administrative offices and sitting areas


FGI's guidelines for healthcare design features significant changes

FGI separates the hospital and ambulatory requirements from nursing homes and other residential and long-term care requirements


Senior facility landscaping includes therapeutic obstacles

Merwick Care and Rehabilitation Center honored for therapy garden that combines beauty with mental inspiration while providing the environmental challenges that will help its residents train for real life


Building information modeling mandate helps manage multiple projects

Northwestern Medicine has a mix of renovation and new construction projects in progress at all times


Indiana safety net hospital on track to become LEED Silver campus

Eskenazi Health Campus first completely new Indianapolis downtown hospital campus in 40 years


Children's facility projects popular despite economy

Demand, access to funds keep projects moving despite sluggish environment for hospital capital improvements


Construction accelerated at Troy hospitals

Health system can't afford to take as much time with the construction


Take a photo tour of Welsh university health facility

Hadyn Ellis Building of Cardiff University developed on former railway site


California children's hospitals expanding new location

Stanford Children's Health, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford building new model and system for healthcare delivery


Designer says innovation in healthcare key to flourishing in future

Providers need to embrace prefabrication techniques and 3-D printing and put them into practice


Foreign hospital projects offer lessons to designers

Emerging markets and a desire for U.S. health care designers have created a thriving international industry for U.S.-based architects


Tennessee hospital to build addition on top of existing structure

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital to add 160,000 square feet to bring capacity to more than 300 beds


2014 trends in healthcare facilities

Many healthcare organizations will be required to transition and transform their portfolio of real estate assets


Architect shares five steps to successful budgetary discussions

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


Top 5 new healthcare projects in 2013

Healthcare Design editors' favorite facilities that opened in 2013.



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