Construction and Design - March 2019

Seismic-event-ready California hospital themed for natural elements

One-hundred-twenty viscous wall dampers are placed around the perimeter of the building’s floorplates to absorb vibration

3/26/2019


Minimizing risk in hospitals with best flooring practices

Proper flooring can play a key role in helping minimize various types of risks

3/25/2019


Designing lighting systems and controls

Daylighting, codes and standards and other factors must be considered

3/25/2019


Behavioral health facility design sends a message

The design of a psychiatric unit is about more than safety

3/21/2019


Hospital dementia wing adds pub

'Pub' at Swansea’s Cefn Coed Hospital in Wales serves non-alcoholic beer

3/20/2019


New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation

The project will include residential apartments

3/18/2019


Colorado Springs emergency department designed to be model of efficiency

The emergency department had experienced a 50-percent increase in patient volume, requiring a larger ER

3/15/2019


Clinic development trends led by specialty and multispecialty facilities

The increase in these outpatient care facilities is inspired by healthcare reform pressing the need for population health management, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/15/2019


Multiplex transformed to medical facility

The new facility will retain the theater’s 12-foot-wide common hallways to create a patient-centric public corridor

3/14/2019


What's the real cost of flooring?

It can depend on smart material selection, the appropriateness of the product for the space, and the product performing as expected

3/14/2019


Understanding behavioral health design imperative

Many of the behavioral health design recommendations are best practices for any healthcare space, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/7/2019


NICU renovation was executed in phases

The design of the existing Allison Family NICU at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital made it impossible to renovate one complete side at a time, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/6/2019



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