Construction and Design - February 2021

Prefab Strategy Streamlines Office Building Renovation

Exam rooms built as pods off-site and delivered nearly complete to construction site


How Hospital Design Can Save Lives

For some patients, time is of the essence and can’t be wasted navigating layout


Rethinking Design with COVID-19 in Mind

Expect hospital design to incorporate more infectious disease rooms, larger emergency departments and more flexible spaces


Co-locating Cancer Services Improves Patient Satisfaction

Designing for multi-disciplinary approach can be challenging, but improved results are worth the effort


Case Study: Renovation Helps Hospital React to Pandemic

Technology is likely used for virtual tours and smart maintenance


Shining a New Light on Hospital Lighting

Research center will explore light’s impact on patient health


Hospital Design with Pandemic in Mind

Strategies and principles for a pandemic-resilient hospitals


Design Decisions for Cutting-Edge Cancer Centers

Multi-disciplinary team approach for cancer care requires right space


Case Study: Relocating 43,000-Square-Foot Radiology Department

Improved wayfinding and use of existing spaces at heart of renovation


Interior Design with Culture in Mind

How healthcare design is address access deficiencies among patients in indigenous and sovereign jurisdictions


Hospitals, Schools and Building Resilience in Communities

What is hospitals' role in responding to and returning to operation after a natural disaster?


Hospital Designers Study Lessons from COVID-19

Managers look for ways to futureproof their facilities to meet whatever comes next


Construction Adapts to the COVID-19 Era

Healthcare construction finds new policies to keep workers and construction sites safe Category: construction


Managers Eyeing Energy Efficiency in Hospitals

Energy to Care gives managers access to information on assessing, tracking and reducing energy consumption


Halted by Pandemic, New Hospital To Resume Construction

Health system paused $55 million project three months before work was scheduled to finish


Pandemic Puts Renewed Focus on Healthy Buildings

Occupants are now much more aware of the positive or negative impacts of their work surroundings


Improved Interior Design Can Reduce Overcrowding

Many hospitals have faced overcrowding of emergency departments in the last decade


Adaptive Reuse Brings Expanded Healthcare Services

Empty for five years, the former grocery store space has been converted into a federally qualified health center


Case Study: Mobile Structures Assist in Pandemic Testing

Customizable containers and trailers, like the Athena Mobile Laboratory, are assisting healthcare workers with the pandemic



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