Healthcare Facilities

MEP design considerations for rural hospitals

Rural hospitals present unique opportunities and challenges for healthcare facility operators. Oftentimes, the infrastructure and building systems have not been updated for years and require significant improvements in order to meet today’s modern medical demands. Additionally, as these smaller, more remote hospitals are acquired by larger regional and national healthcare systems, the first step by new ownership is often to update and rehabilitate the building. 

Building Owners

Warehouses | Feb 5, 2015

Self storage facility designed to blend in with Miami Beach's party scene

The plans by architect Gutierrez & Lozano are of a sleek, boutique-looking, 22,500-sf facility at the gateway to the city.

Designers | Williams Scotsman Feb 5, 2015

3D printing has people in the building and construction industry talking

How can 3D printing affect the building design and construction industry?

Cultural Facilities | Feb 5, 2015

5 developments selected as 'best in urban placemaking'

Falls Park on the Reedy in Greenville, S.C., and the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Downtown Market are among the finalists for the 2015 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence.

Transit Facilities | Feb 4, 2015

London mayor approves plan for a bicycle highway

The plan will guarantee bike riders a designated stretch of street to ride from east to west through the city.

Sports and Recreational Facilities | Feb 4, 2015

Arup unveils plans for the new A.C. Milan stadium

The venue will include a modern stage for the home matches together with a hotel, sports college, restaurants, children’s playground, green areas, and spaces open to the city and dedicated to public use.

Higher Education | Gensler Feb 3, 2015

Integrated Learning Neighborhoods: A solution for linking student housing with the typical student experience

Just as urban housing fits into the city as a whole, student housing can be integrated into the campus network as a series of living/learning neighborhoods, write Gensler's Brian Watson and Mark McMinn.

Office Buildings | Feb 3, 2015

5 trends transforming workplace design

RTKL's workplace design expert Jodi Williams foresees healthier and more technologically enabled offices that allow productive worker interaction, wherever they happen to be.

Office Buildings | Feb 3, 2015

Bjarke Ingels' BIG proposes canopied, vertical village for Middle East media company

The tensile canopy shades a relaxation plaza from the desert sun.

Fire-Rated Products | Feb 3, 2015

AIA course: Fire and life safety in large buildings

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online exam.

Multifamily Housing | Feb 2, 2015

D.C. developer sees apartment project as catalyst for modeling neighborhood after N.Y.'s popular High Line district

It’s no accident that the word “Highline” is in this project’s name. The goal is for the building to be a kind of gateway into the larger redevelopment of the surrounding neighborhood to resemble New York’s City’s trendy downtown Meatpacking District, through which runs a portion the High Line elevated park.


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