Interior Design

Understanding Vibration and Noise Control in Healthcare Facilities

To mitigate the impact of vibration and acoustics, managers need to understand the sources of these disturbances and their potential impacts.

5/8/2024



How Ohio University HCOM's Heritage Hall Achieved WELL Certification

Design collaboration and an emphasis on occupant wellness aided in Heritage Hall’s achievement.

4/25/2024



Wilsonart Products Used in Construction of Penn Pavilion

One of the products used was Wilsonart's Solid Surface.

4/5/2024



Making Healthcare Facilities More Like Home

Designing a healthcare facility to be more home-like can benefit a patient’s overall experience.

3/21/2024



Security and Openness in Behavioral Health Staff Stations

A design that retains openness between staff and patients contributes to a more normalizing, stress-reducing environment.

2/21/2024



Integrating the Natural World into Healthcare Facilities

The natural world has a myriad of health benefits for patients of all types.

2/15/2024



Designing for Holistic Healing in Healthcare

Creating a space for holistic health, or the community, means going beyond the basics of healthcare facility design.

2/8/2024



Infusion Bay Design to Balance Privacy and Efficiency

Good design can ease discomfort, but one standardized choice might not fit all.

2/7/2024



Designing Healthcare Facilities for Autonomy, Choice and Inclusivity

Giving patients a familiar space and the power to choose can enhance their overall experience.

2/1/2024



Designing Customized Furnishings in Healthcare

What happens when the exact furniture piece healthcare designers need does not exist? They help create it.

1/22/2024



Inclusivity and Dignity in Healthcare Facility Design

A sense of pride in the facility is important to the patient experience.

1/18/2024



Evidence-Based Design Plays Major Role in New Healthcare Facilities

Designers must remain flexible to best provide individuals with healing design solutions.

1/16/2024



How to Integrate Biophilia into Healthcare Settings

Biophilia, while associated with plant life, is much more than just that.

1/11/2024



Human-Centered Design Can Redefine Physical Spaces

By weaving technology into the fabric of healthcare, designers can tackle inherent challenges at the heart of healthcare.

1/10/2024



Individualizing the Patient Experience Through Technology

From lighting controls to smart rooms, using existing and emerging technology to further the patient experience is vital.

12/28/2023



Designing Healthcare Facilities to Reduce Anxiety and Stress

Human-centered design is a concept that prioritizes the needs of an individual and the healing process.

12/14/2023



Collaboration is a Must-Have When Designing Healthcare Facilities

Designers have begun working with medical professionals to create more functional healthcare facilities.

12/5/2023



Healthcare Experts Are Integral to Better Hospital Design

Designers have begun collaborating with healthcare experts to create more functional operations.

11/28/2023



Healthcare Design to Enhance Worker Well-Being

Digital experience designs can create interventions in healthcare that benefit medical providers, their patients and families.

11/27/2023



Improving the Patient Experience Through Stress-Free Design

Design plays a role in the amount of stress patients feel in healthcare facilities.

11/21/2023



Moodsonic Partners with MSK Innovation Hub for Healthcare Soundscaping

The collaboration is for researching nature-based soundscaping for recovery in oncology settings.

11/15/2023



Implementing Inclusion Methods in Healthcare Designs

Design in healthcare is about creating an environment that enhances building occupants.

11/14/2023



Incorporating Biophilic Design into Healthcare Operations

As more evidence comes out about how biophilic elements can have a positive effect on healthcare facilities, designers have opted to incorporate it into their designs.

11/7/2023



The Benefits of Biophilic Design in Healthcare Facilities

Designers have started implementing natural elements into the designs of healthcare facilities. 

10/31/2023



Healthcare Facility Conversion Projects Come with Unique Considerations

Converting a historic firehouse into a mental healthcare facility posed four challenges for design firm JZA+D.

10/26/2023



Revolutionizing Healthcare Design: Modular, Flexible and Tech-Driven Trends

Designers look toward emerging trends for the development of healthcare facilities. 

10/17/2023



Healthcare Facilities Trends to Look Out for in 2024

Healthcare facility designs are adapting to evolving patient and staff needs, with a focus on providing a more hospitality-oriented environment for patients.

10/10/2023



Unique Facility Combines Housing and Healthcare

CCC Blackburn Center gives about 3,000 patients per year access to employment services, housing placement, and complementary clinic services.

10/3/2023



Creating an Inclusive Space for Everyone Through Universal Design

Designers are using their compassion to create inclusive spaces for all patients.

9/26/2023



Disney and Pixar Art Puts Patients at Ease

Artwork and colors can affect the patient's experience.

9/21/2023



Reside Health Transforms Space to Better Enhance Patient Experience

Reside Health transforms its space to create a comprehensive healthcare sanctuary for patients.

9/19/2023



Improving Patient Experience through Layout and Design

Designers are working with hospitals to accommodate new functions and procedures while keeping patients at ease.

9/18/2023



How to Choose Healthy, Sustainable Finishes for Healthcare Facilities

Evaluating the many variables behind material selection can be overwhelming. One strategy incorporates research on material sustainability.

9/6/2023



Acoustics Reduce Stress, Increase Productivity in Healthcare Staff

Acoustics manufacturers discuss the effects of acoustics on healthcare staff.

9/1/2023



Making Lighting System Upgrades Work

Projects can present managers with a host of tough challenges, including scheduling and safety, that must be addressed in the planning stages.

8/21/2023



Proper Acoustics Help Improve Patient Recovery

Acoustics manufacturers discuss the impact of acoustics on patient comfort and healing.

8/18/2023



Designers Use Art for Wayfinding in Healthcare Facilities

Designers are embracing regionalism to help navigate complicated buildings.

8/8/2023



Revitalizing Healthcare: Lessons from the Retail Industry 

By embracing a customer-focused approach, healthcare systems can foster trust, improve patient satisfaction and enhance the overall quality of care.

8/7/2023



How Art is Transforming Healthcare Facilities

Designers are finding new ways to incorporate art in healthcare facilities.

8/1/2023



Creating Diverse and Inclusive Senior Care Facilities: Designing for Diversity and Community

The older generation is rapidly diversifying and senior care facilities will need to reflect that.

7/14/2023



Converting Old Buildings to New Hospitals

With limited space available for new buildings, healthcare professionals are now looking at old buildings.

7/11/2023



What Does Trauma-Informed Design Mean for Healthcare Facilities?

This design practice can help ease traumatized patients in their surroundings with healthcare facilities.

7/6/2023



HGA Completes Children's National Hospital Project

Many different factors were considered in the design process for this project.

7/5/2023



What are the Best Plants to Use in Biophilic Design?

Good biophilic design marries interior and exterior, space and site.

6/27/2023



The Rise of Biophilic Design in Healthcare Facilities

What was seemingly a design trend is now here to stay.

6/20/2023



Designers Rely on Empathy to Create Sustainable Buildings

Designers are thinking about future generations when building new healthcare facilities.

6/6/2023



How to Design Healthcare Facilities for Staff Wellness

Good healthcare design supports staff and can help them make better decisions.

5/17/2023



Making Restrooms Accessible in Senior Care Facilities

Making accessible restrooms doesn’t have to break the bank.

5/16/2023



How the Hospitality Industry is Influencing Senior Care Facilities

This trend aims to create a more inviting atmosphere and experience.

5/4/2023



4 Takeaways from the Environments for Aging Conference

The annual conference brought together designers and architects to discuss how they can create new, safe and innovative spaces for seniors.

5/3/2023



 
 
 


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