Architecture - March 2017

Behavioral health design white paper available

Healthcare Design magazine is offering a free white paper on design considerations for behavioral health, including patient dignity, safety and durable interior products


Designing for an aging population

Every environment needs to be a senior environment, including healthcare facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Healthcare projects demand design and practicality

Construction for healthcare tenants can be one of the most expensive project types


Finding the right information

The Center for Health Design offers resources that will help separate the noise from the signals, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Centralized team areas need to be designed for efficiency and collaboration

The idea is to gather information, services and resources


Pediatric facility architect relies on family input

Giving parents plentiful outlets in a waiting room to keep their phones charged, can transform a hospital experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Michigan healthcare facility design aces test of time

ACHA 2017 Legacy Project Award winner still groundbreaking


Healthcare facilities make nature part of healing process

The beneficial impact of nature as a healing element is well-documented


Good design can future-proof healthcare facilities

Design can reduce distractions, standardize equipment and supply location and provide adequate space for documentation and work areas


Healthcare built environments being created in convenient retail locations

Adapting buildings in former retail spaces requires significant infrastructure upgrades and collaboration with property managers, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Cancer center designed to improve patient experience

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute was designed to allow natural light throughout the building


Outpatient healthcare design looking to retail and hospitality

Facilities getting a fresh look that caters to the new lifestyle design trend


Bad hospital design can be unhealthy

Doctor says he is struck daily by how much better hospitals could be designed



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