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.
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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Leap, by artist Lawrence Argent, at Sacramento International Airport. A key co
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
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
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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Ribbon Cutting: State Senator John Keenan, Mayor Thomas Koch, Board Member Dr. S
August 29, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

$11 million, 21,000 square foot community health center opens in Quincy, Mass.

August 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

KLMK's expertise in the capital delivery process and TCM's global platform combine to provide an...

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When healthcare reform does get fully implemented, 32 million more insured U.S.
August 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Study also finds accountable care organizations, pay-for-performance and aging population will ha...

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August 09, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Three new employees located in DSGW's Duluth office.

Located on a 3.3-acre site within the UCSD School of Medicine campus, the 196,00
August 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New laboratory will enable UCSD to recruit and accommodate preeminent faculty.

J. Patrick Schultz, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP
July 25, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Schultz brings over 25 years of proven experience in planning and designing healthcare, medical r...

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July 25, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The two hospitals have a combined estimated project value of approximately AED 784 million ($213...

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OR suite in the 465-bed Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Phase 2 is
July 20, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

BD+C’s Giants 300 reveals top AEC firms in the healthcare sector.

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