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.
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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This five-story atrium links all clinical areas at the Duke Cancer Center, drawing the eye to a custom wood screen. The design was inspired by the campuss collegiate Gothic tradition, as well as the regions native loblolly pines.

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

The new Marlborough (Mass.) Hospital Cancer Pavilion is connected to the existing hospital by a CMU shear wall that contains gro

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

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

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

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

Fast Company's Nina Mandell writes about how an early adopter of UV infection-control roboticsSt. Josephs Hospital Health Cent

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

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

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.

With end of a preservation lawsuit, demolition of iconic modernist structure will proceed.

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

George W. Bush Presidential Center among award-winning roofing projects honored by Sika Sarnafil

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

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

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-acre campus at Phoenix Childrens Hospital, was b

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

When deciding where to position a donor recognition sign, Ohio State University Medical Center was able to create several render

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.

Exterior metal wall panels help create a dramatic and influential aesthetic without sacrificing performance.

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

The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Fort Lupton Readiness Center.

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

Bernards broke ground on this facility earlier this year and completion is scheduled for September 2013.

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

The facility combines a specialized therapy room or vault to house the TomoTherapy treatment system with patient and clinical

September 28, 2012

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

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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co

Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key component of the $1.03 Big Build at SMF, Central

September 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Ranking the leading firms in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.

The Aquilino Cancer Center on the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital campus is slate

The Aquilino Cancer Center on the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital campus is slated for completion by summer 2013.

September 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The new 51,000-square-foot building will include two linear accelerator vaults for radiation equi...

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September 07, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

The topic on everyone’s mind was how the Affordable Care Act would impact healthcare design and c...

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September 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Sustainability and nature at the heart of the new addition at the Stanford University Medical Cen...

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Designed by Heery International and slated to open in October 2014, the four-sto

Designed by Heery International and slated to open in October 2014, the four-story, 90,000-sf facility will also include the rec

September 06, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The specialized interdisciplinary learning environment will serve as a focal point for integratio...

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