Interior Design

Seeking Efficiency, Hospitals Rethink Operating Rooms

Even older hospitals with limited budgets are getting creative, since surgeries are important revenue sources

5/10/2021


Crisitunity: Design Opportunities from COVID-19 Crisis

Problems have made it essential to reevaluate and reimagine clinical environments

5/10/2021


New Tools Support Design for Behavioral Health

Resources connect built environment to better health outcomes and reduced cost of care

5/6/2021


Case Study: Nature Inspires Healing from Outside In

Facility provides mental health services in underserved region of North Carolina

5/6/2021


4 Lighting Examples That Improve Visitor Experience

See how the Center for Health & Wellbeing uses lighting to create inviting and healthy spaces.

5/6/2021


4 MEP Design Considerations To Improve Patient Experience

Focusing on mechanical, electrical and plumbing features at cancer centers can make treatment sessions more comfortable for patients

5/4/2021


Case Study: Simulating Natural Light in Neonatal Wards

Lighting system helps premature children adapt to light

5/3/2021


COVID-19 Lesson: Adaptable Hospital Design

Designers working with facilities managers to create more adaptable spaces

4/30/2021


Protecting Healthcare Workers Through Facility Design

Updated resource emphasizes combating violence in healthcare using the built environment

4/29/2021


Facility Design Beyond COVID-19

Most organizations are likely to convert temporary measures into permanent policies

4/27/2021


Case Study: Hospital Design Centers on Patient Healing

Creating uplifting atmosphere was central to inpatient pavilion at Vassar Brothers Medical Center

4/21/2021


Renovated Floor Enhances Hospital’s Flexibility

19,900-square-foot project provides additional bed capacity and swing space for entire building

4/15/2021


COVID-19 and Hospitals of the Future

Pandemic has accelerated considerations of the way medical facilities are built and designed

4/14/2021


Facility Updates Interior To Address Patient, Family Needs

Switch in furnishings and layouts increased the facility’s capacity and patient privacy

4/14/2021


Rethinking Design for Looming Behavioral Health Pandemic

Systems should plan now to integrate best practices in design so physical spaces can support patients

4/12/2021


Hospital Design Emphasizes Nontraditional Approach

Services for behavioral and mental health treatment require collaboration to meet unique design considerations

4/8/2021


New Hospital Gives a Nod to Hospitality

Symbiotic relationship seeks to create steady flow of travelers for hotel and more welcoming, hospitality-inspired setting

4/7/2021


Carbon Footprint and the Role of Interiors

Impact of interiors might be responsible for emissions akin to those from building structures and envelopes

4/6/2021


Health System Prepares for Opening of New Facility

New hospital will be licensed for 320 adult beds, 84 pediatric beds and 44 maternity beds

3/31/2021


Venues Available for Vaccination Programs

Parking, wayfinding and accessibility are challenges for onsite hospital programs

3/25/2021


Adapting Florence Nightingale to COVID-19 Era

Nightingale revolutionized hospital design by adding large windows to allow cross-ventilation and abundant natural light

3/24/2021


Medical Office Buildings Connects Patients to Nature

Design incorporates green moss wall that cleanses VOCs from air and reduces noise

3/11/2021


Hospital Aims for Inclusive Design

Design prioritizes a lack of visual clutter, carefully thought-out travel paths, scale and lighting controls

3/10/2021


Hospital Design with Workplace Violence in Mind

Design guidelines place considerable attention on updated guidance to help combat violence

3/5/2021


Big Picture: How COVID-19 Is Changing Facility Design

Pandemic has accelerated dramatic reforms in how hospitals look, feel and function

3/4/2021


Hospitals: The Sustainability-Design-Energy Connection

An energy budget sets an energy target at the beginning of a design and construction project

3/2/2021


How Hospital Design Can Save Lives

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

2/25/2021


Rethinking Design with COVID-19 in Mind

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

2/25/2021


Case Study: Renovation Helps Hospital React to Pandemic

Technology is likely used for virtual tours and smart maintenance

2/19/2021


Shining a New Light on Hospital Lighting

Research center will explore light’s impact on patient health

2/18/2021


Hospital Design with Pandemic in Mind

Strategies and principles for a pandemic-resilient hospitals

2/16/2021


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

Improved wayfinding and use of existing spaces at heart of renovation

2/12/2021


Interior Design with Culture in Mind

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

2/11/2021


Pandemic Puts Renewed Focus on Healthy Buildings

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

2/4/2021


Improved Interior Design Can Reduce Overcrowding

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

2/3/2021


Design Links New Children’s Ward with Nature

625,000-square-foot facility emphasizes natural light and access to outdoor spaces

1/26/2021


Contractors and Scientists Partner to Reduce COVID-19 in Senior Living Communities

New division creates four-step approach to healthy building design

1/22/2021


COVID-19 and Design for Mental Health Facilities

Demand for healthcare facilities that offer mental and behavioral health services is increasing

1/13/2021


Design of Mental Health Facilities Back in Spotlight

New research into the effects of the design is spurring the development of facilities that feel more residential

1/8/2021


How COVID-19 Is Affecting Healthcare Design

The impact on designing healthcare spaces and workplaces is already being felt

1/8/2021


Assessing COVID-19’s Impact on Hospital Design

The pandemic has accelerated some trends, such as the one to a hospital without walls

1/7/2021


Office Space and the Impact of COVID-19

To create more productive and effective workplaces, hospitals need to better understand the way occupants use existing workspaces

12/30/2020


Office Space: Rethinking Workspaces in the COVID-19 Era

By revisiting administrative space, hospitals can elevate the workplace experience and free space for more productive uses

12/29/2020


Building Smarter Healthcare Through Better Interior Design

Many of the finishes chosen for a new, expanded or renovated healthcare facility are more than just passive elements

10/23/2020


Reasons To Focus On Healthcare Interior Design

There are job opportunities, as more healthcare administrators are looking to hire healthcare interior design experts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/21/2020


Maintain Hospital Floors With An Integrated Care Program

Four steps can improve results

10/20/2020


The Right Flooring Choices Can Impact Staff Efficiency and Patient Outcomes

Flooring can contribute to the reduction of noise and impact the patient experience

10/19/2020


Understanding The Real Cost Of Paint

Understanding the ingredients in paint is the first step to making a quality paint selection

10/15/2020


Healthcare Environments Can Support Safety, Teamwork

Healthcare settings designed to enable communication may save lives.

10/12/2020


Design Considerations From A Nurse/Interior Designer For Healthcare Facilities

Healthcare should be the leader in innovative design solutions for employees who call a healthcare setting their workplace

10/8/2020



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