Adopting a regenerative design mindset
To help address the current climate emergency, a new way of thinking across the entire architecture, engineering and construction industry is imperative.
HDR | Jan 11, 2022
Designing for health sciences education: supporting student well-being
While student and faculty health and well-being should be a top priority in all spaces within educational facilities, this article will highlight some key considerations.
HDR | Sep 28, 2021
Designing for health sciences education: Specialty instruction and human anatomy labs
It is a careful balance within any educational facility to provide both multidisciplinary, multiuse spaces and special-use spaces that serve particular functions.
HDR | Aug 20, 2021
Prioritizing children’s perspectives with play-based design charrettes
Every effort is made to assure that captured insights and observations are authentically from the children.
HDR | Sep 25, 2020
Performance-based textile cleaning and disinfection in the age of COVID-19
It is essential for both designers and environmental services to know the active ingredient(s) of the cleaning products being used within the facility.
HDR | Jan 27, 2020
Elevating the human experience in public realm infrastructure
Understanding the complexities of a community by pairing quantitative data and human needs.
HDR | Oct 2, 2019
Why mass timber?
In a world where the construction industry is responsible for 40% to 50% of CO2 emissions, renewable materials, such as wood, can help mitigate the rate of global warming.
HDR | Aug 23, 2019
5 converging trends for healthcare's future
Our solutions to both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges lie at the convergence of technologies, industries, and types of care.
HDR | Dec 18, 2018
Redesigning the intergenerational village: Innovative solutions for communities and homes of the future
Social sustainability has become a central concern in terms of its effect that spans generations.
HDR | Jun 8, 2018
Data is driving design for education
In gathering this constant flow of data and recognizing the shifting trends, how can educational institutions make informed choices and smart design decisions that lead to higher efficiency and improved control over capital budgets?
HDR | Apr 24, 2018
The ins and outs of inmate healthcare
Research has shown that inmates are getting older and sicker.
HDR | Mar 6, 2018
Modeling elevates engineering design
When modeling is applied to engineering systems, the same benefits can be realized by both our project teams and clients.
HDR | Feb 28, 2018
Healthcare operations: The good and bad of the ‘visit per room per day’ metric
Merely pursuing a high “visit per room per day” metric may drive up other resource needs and, in turn, raise operational costs, writes HDR's Zhanting Gao.