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 design and construction of the hospitals 42-foot-high, 60,000-sf mechanical
May 01, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for the 23-story Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago implements an integrated...

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For a recent renovation of a stairwell and exit corridors at Ridgewood High Scho
April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Kate Steel of Steel Consulting Services offers tips and advice for choosing the correct code-comp...

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April 30, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Designed specifically for hospitals, nursing homes, child care centers, and other healthcare faci...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...

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April 24, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wants cool roofs added to the city’s building code. He is...

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April 11, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has publis...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

If you do hotels, schools, student unions, office buildings, performing arts centers, transportat...

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April 02, 2013 | Julie Higginbotham, Senior Editor

A carefully considered entry zone can put patients at ease while sending a powerful branding mess...

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March 29, 2013 | Cuningham Group

The international design firm Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. has announced that NTD Healthcar...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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The new Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is connected to the existin
March 06, 2013 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

The Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is one of the first healthcare projects to use B...

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German healthcare design specialist TMK Architekten joins HDR Architecture
March 04, 2013 | HDR Architecture

TMK Architekten • Ingenieure, one of Germany’s leading healthcare architecture firms, announced t...

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Tax incentive database for reflective roofs available
February 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Database of State Incentives for Renew...

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A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation org...

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Fast Company's Nina Mandell writes about how an early adopter of UV infection-co
February 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fast Company's Nina Mandell writes about how an early adopter of UV infection-control robotics—St...

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5 radical trends in outpatient facility design
February 14, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the...

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American College of Healthcare Architects
February 14, 2013 | American College of Healthcare Architects

The Board of Regents of the American College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA) has named Peter L. B...

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End of preservation suit allows demolition of iconic modernist structure.
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Preservation lawsuit over Chicago's Prentice Hospital dropped, freeing Northwestern University to...

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George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored
February 06, 2013 | Sika Sarnafil

Winners of the 2012 Contractor Project of the Year Competition were announced this week by Sika S...

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Photo: Pacific Medical Buildings - www.pacificmedicalbuildings.com
February 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

RSMeans' February 2013 Cost Comparison Report breaks down the average construction costs per squa...

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December 09, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Most economists say the U.S. is slowly emerging from the Great Recession, a view that was confirm...

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The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-a
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Green medical facilities extend beyond hospital walls

BIM: Not Just for New Buildings
October 25, 2012 | By Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Contributing Editor

Ohio State University Medical Center is converting 55 Medical Center buildings from AutoCAD to BI...

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Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic.
October 24, 2012

Designers for the building aimed to create a positive environment for patients and visitors, and...

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October 11, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

With more than 25 years of experience, HDR vice president is tapped to lead firm's healthcare pro...

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October 10, 2012 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

Skanska USA announced that it has been awarded an $80 million contract to construct a new Childre...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...

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The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness
October 02, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Defense spending may be down somewhat, but there’s still plenty of project dollars out there if y...

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Bernards broke ground on this facility earlier this year and completion is sched
October 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new facility is a $15-million, 41,000-sf concrete structure which includes three stories of m...

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The facility combines a specialized therapy room or vault to house the TomoThe
September 28, 2012

By using modular construction and strategic site design, RAD Medical Systems built the first radi...

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