Healthcare Facilities

From hospitals to research facilities, healthcare buildings are essential to the health of the world’s population, as well as medical innovation. Designing these structures requires a delicate balance of technical requirements with the needs of doctors and patients, but when done right, these designs can save lives.
The Building Team for the California Health Care Facility, Stockton, only had ab

The Building Team for the California Health Care Facility, Stockton, only had about two years to design and construct a 31-build

July 14, 2014 | Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor

A massive scope, tough schedule, and technical complexity fail to daunt the Building Team for a h...

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All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

All photos: Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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The Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton replaces an outmoded hospital on the base.

The Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton replaces an outmoded hospital on the base. The 500,000-sf facility has 96 outpatient proced

July 08, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Through advanced coordination methods and an experimental contract method, the Building Team for...

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The Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, Maine, uses massing to create a Village

The Alfond Center for Health, Augusta, Maine, uses massing to create a Village of Healthcare concepta progression of function

July 07, 2014 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Extensive use of local contractors, vendors, and laborers brings a Maine hospital project in mont...

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For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate O

For the west faade of the 77,000-sf Farm Credit Services of America Corporate Office Building 2 in Omaha, Neb., Clark Enersen P

July 07, 2014 | Brick Industry Association

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects de...

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Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding

Renderings courtesy Dubai Holding

July 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

To add to Dubai's already impressive portfolio of world's tallest tower and world's largest natur...

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July 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by WRNS Studio, the Firehouse Clinic will encourage local residents with limited healthc...

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Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo

Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custom-designed graphics at the Bill Wallace Early Ch

July 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transpar...

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Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: Rob Young, Wikimedia Commons

June 30, 2014 | Design-Build Institute of America

New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 milli...

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Union Terminal, Cincinnati. Photo: Dacoslett via Wikimedia Commons

Union Terminal, Cincinnati. Photo: Dacoslett via Wikimedia Commons

June 25, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assitant Editor

The National Trust for Historic Preservation released its annual list of 11 Most Endangered Histo...

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Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Sterling Bay Cos. and Bill Davies' International Property Developers North America partner up for...

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Photo: Sarah Mechling/Perkins Eastman

Photo: Sarah Mechling/Perkins Eastman

June 19, 2014 | Perkins Eastman

A new white paper from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America and Perkins Eastman details best des...

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Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe

Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightweight, complex steel node more efficiently. Phot

June 18, 2014 | Arup

The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slas...

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M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti

M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Institution

June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...

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June 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienn...

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Image courtesy of hermanmiller.com

Image courtesy of hermanmiller.com

June 11, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

Today's technologies allow us to work anywhere. So why come to an office at all? Herman Miller ha...

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Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Photo: stockimages via FreeDigitalPhotos.net

June 09, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces...

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The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for mor

The city of Buffalo hired a team of professionals to execute assessments for more than 4 million SF of city-owned facilities inc

June 08, 2014 | Joseph Cassata, AIA, CannonDesign

Over the past few years, Buffalo has developed a cutting-edge facility management program to ensu...

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An example of emerging "live, work, play" strategy is the development of residen

An example of emerging "live, work, play" strategy is the development of residential townhomes and apartments within close proxi

June 05, 2014 | Eric Fisher and Patrick Duke

In urban and even suburban markets, real estate is about the "live, work, play," with close proxi...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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May 23, 2014 | NeoCon

Tech-friendly furniture, “live walls,” sit-stand desks, and circadian lighting are among the emer...

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Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden

Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden

May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data...

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May 20, 2014 | Arup

The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consu...

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The contractor implemented advanced prefabrication measures on the 360-bed Exemp

The contractor implemented advanced prefabrication measures on the 360-bed Exempla Saint Joseph Heritage Project in Denver, incl

May 14, 2014 | Mortenson Construction

Value-based cost-benefit analysis of prefab approaches on the firm's 360-bed Exempla Saint Joseph...

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Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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May 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

BD+C's 2014 Giants 300 survey forms are due Wednesday, May 21. Survey results will be published i...

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May 07, 2014 | Las Vegas SC2 Challenge

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman wants your economic development ideas for remaking four areas wit...

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Photo: Bidgee via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Bidgee via Wikimedia Commons

May 03, 2014 | Curtis Skolnick and Charles Black, CBRE Healthcare

Money continues to be scarce, yet U.S. health systems need to invest and re-invest in their physi...

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The Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, designed by HOK,

The Anaheim (Calif.) Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, designed by HOK, Parsons Brinckerhoff, and Buro Happold, was hon

May 01, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Thom Mayne's Perot Museum of Nature and Science and Anaheim's new intermodal center are among the...

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The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the

The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the dashboard for Illinois.

April 29, 2014 | USGBC

The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washingt...

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