Architecture - March 2014

Construction forecast sees growth in healthcare

FMI expects the small growth in healthcare construction in 2014 to ramp up in 2015


Sculpture is centerpiece of medical center healing garden

Fifteen-foot-high, 2,000-pound sculpture was created in honor of the 125th anniversary of Immanuel Medical Center


Wire mesh panels put a colorful face on children's hospital

University of Florida Health Shands Children's Hospital renovation includes an attention-grabbing new facade


Idaho healthcare system plans $57 million expansion

Kootenai Health will add a three-story addition to its facility to keep up with a growing number of patients


California healthcare system plans $180 million in upgrades

Projects reflect a stronger emphasis on outpatient care versus inpatient hospitalizations


Design strategist seeing overlap in hotel, spa and healthcare design

Healthcare Design's Take Five series discusses the merging of healthcare with other market sectors


Advanced medical learning technology creates challenges

Aligning the design of a simulation facility with the school's curriculum is a key design objective


Health industry boosts slow Florida real estate market

Southwest Florida’s medical sector is starting to expand as the caution caused by the Affordable Care Act is abating


Space requirements for healthcare functions have increased

Healthcare Facilities Management article explores how regulations and technologies influence space planning


Tool kit supports designing safe healthcare spaces

Heathcare Design magazine article outlines The Center for Health Design's proactive safety risk assessment


New hospital designed for value-based healthcare

Pennock Health Services' $70 million facility to revamp care delivery to reflect the future


Affordable Care Act expected to change how hospitals are built, used

More clinics, ambulatory units and micro-hospitals are on the horizon, survey suggests


San Francisco hospital to get quake-resistant addition

New hospital's design and construction are the subject of a video documentary from


Association executive honored by Healthcare Design magazine

Douglas Erickson is among the founding board members of the Facility Guidelines Institute


Research-informed decision making key to client service today, new AAH president says

Traditional design services called only part of what architects can offer changing healthcare market



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