Skanska recently handed over the first patient wing of the Karolinska Solna Hospital in Sweden, which designers say put the patient in the center of the planning. All patients receive a single room and a “thematic care” approach means doctors and specialists visit the patient rather than the other way around.

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To reduce the cost, time, and hassle of cleaning up graffiti, Valspar has a graffiti-resistant system protecting all...
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Engagement at all levels, designing with families in mind, and integrating flexible spaces are all important design...

Vanderbilt University's Rand Hall offers ample indoor and outdoor dining space along one of the most high-traffic paths through campus. Photo courtesy of GS&P.

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Westin Hotel and Transit Center at Denver International Airport. Rendering Courtesy of Gensler.

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Applying goal-oriented methodologies and techniques can increase efficiency and reduce costs associated with litigation...
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As one of the leading manufacturers of coating products in the world, Valspar is setting an example for the entire...

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