Architecture

TidalHealth Peninsula Regional Hospital Parking Garage Collapses

A rescue box was struck to alert emergency crews of the collapse.

1/25/2023


How to Incorporate Flexibility within Healthcare Facilities

Josh Domingo discusses how healthcare facilities can better design an environment that allows for a more flexible operation.

5/19/2022


Future Hospitals: What Will They Look Like?

Coronavirus has exposed issues with current healthcare provision and architecture

12/30/2021


Trends in Senior Living Communities Spotlight Amenities

With construction of senior living communities on the rise, architects look for design elements that set them apart

11/4/2021


GSA Lays Out Facility Resilience Guidance

Plan outlines actions that can help healthcare facilities adapt to the impacts of climate change, such as sea-level rise

10/14/2021


Healthcare Facilities Resilience Topic of New ASHE Report

Resource offers guidance when designing and renovating spaces to address current pandemic and increase future resilience

10/1/2021


Future Facilities: Lessons from the Pandemic

COVID-19 forced healthcare facilities to make rapid changes to their infrastructure

4/23/2021


Design and Construction: Lessons from COVID-19

Future facilities to incorporate larger emergency rooms to keep patients more physically distanced

4/20/2021


California Hospitals Struggle With Seismic Requirements

Hospitals ask state to reconsider requirements written into law more than 20 years ago

4/12/2021


Hospital Design in the COVID-19 Era

New ideas are being vetted rapidly, such as redesign of physical space and infrastructural updates

3/26/2021


Adaptive Reuse Brings Clinic to Historic Building

Milwaukee project transforms 1847 firehouse into clinical location

3/4/2021


Earthquakes, COVID-19 Affect Medical Center Design

To meet California’s seismic standards by 2030, UC Davis Health System to undertake $3.75 billion project

3/3/2021


Co-locating Cancer Services Improves Patient Satisfaction

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

2/22/2021


Design Decisions for Cutting-Edge Cancer Centers

Multi-disciplinary team approach for cancer care requires right space

2/16/2021


Hospital Designers Study Lessons from COVID-19

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

2/10/2021


Designing Hospitals That Foster Healthier Minds

The hospital has seen a host of mold outbreaks since 2005, when it discovered Aspergillus mold in an operating room

1/7/2021


COVID-19: The Impact on Hospital Design

The new normal includes being able to modify existing facilities to quickly create isolation zones

1/6/2021


CASE STUDY: UVA Hospital Expansion Emphasizes Well-being

The new space connects patients and staff to the calming effects of nature

1/4/2021


Designing Telehealth Spaces

Facility managers can help ensure spaces work for virtual visits

12/28/2020


Eye on ADA: Architect, Senior Living Communities Face Violations

U.S. Justice Department sues firm, owners of 15 facilities over accessibility failures

12/18/2020


Healthcare Design and the Impact of COVID-19

Some design changes might be temporary, many of these now-makeshift elements will be embedded permanently in designs for the future

12/15/2020


Strategies for Facility Design in the COVID-19 Era

Research activities like interviews, contextual inquiries and usability tests pose challenges for architects

12/11/2020


Design Should Balance Infection Control, Quality Of Life And Greater Resident Wellness

Nursing home design should balance infection control, quality of life and greater resident wellness

11/12/2020


Paint Can Keep Surfaces Below Ambient Temperature

The paint reflects 95.5 percent of solar radiation

11/4/2020


Creating 'Outdoor' Workspaces

Even without traditional outdoor space, improvements to bring nature to the lobby and other community spaces to give a 'walk in the park' feel

10/16/2020


What Does the Future of Healthcare Facility Design Look Like?

Changes to the design of a facility can be implemented for a number of reasons, ranging from new equipment, new services or perhaps even downgrading certain departments

10/13/2020


Covid-19 Could Change Future Hospital Design

New facilities may be designed to accommodate sudden patient surges

10/9/2020


Evolving Healthcare Design With Virtual Reality Technology

Virtual reality (VR) technology allows for immediate experiences and on-demand reconfigurations at significantly lower costs than building physical mock-ups does

10/9/2020


RTLS: The Intersection of Patient Experience and Facility Design

RTLS can be used to support a wide variety of patient-centric mobile applications

10/6/2020


COVID-19 Healthcare Facility Design Checklist

The list was compiled by architects and frontline workers

10/1/2020



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