Healthcare Facilities

Watch on-demand: Key Trends in the Healthcare Facilities Market for 2024-2025

Join the Building Design+Construction editorial team for this on-demand webinar on key trends, innovations, and opportunities in the $65 billion U.S. healthcare buildings market. A panel of healthcare design and construction experts present their latest projects, trends, innovations, opportunities, and data/research on key healthcare facilities sub-sectors. A 2024-2025 U.S. healthcare facilities market outlook is also presented.



Jun 21, 2013

AIA report: Greater collaboration, stiffer competition among top trends in architecture

A new 34-page report from AIA highlights key trends in the architecture marketplace and their impact on business and growth.

Sasha Reed | Jun 20, 2013

In a BIM world, how much information is too much information?

What information do you find valuable to keep within the BIM world and what information do you feel is best archived or referenced outside of the model itself?

Life at HOK | Jun 20, 2013

Virtual meetings enhance design of University at Buffalo Medical School

HOK designers in New York, St. Louis and Atlanta are using virtual meetings with their University at Buffalo (UB) client team to improve the design process for UB’s new School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Jun 19, 2013

Architects upbeat about the construction market

Following the first reversal into negative territory in ten months in April, AIA's Architecture Billings Index bounced back in May, reaching 52.9.

Jun 19, 2013

NSF Sustainability begins verifying EPDs that can be used for LEED V4

NSF Sustainability has verified Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for nylon carpet styles and colors manufactured by Mannington Commercial and for J+J Flooring Group’s Kinetex® flooring product and Invision brand modular styles that use eKo® backing.  

Jun 19, 2013

Florida is latest battleground over LEED standards centered on certified wood

A nationwide battle over forest certification standards continues to be played out nationally and in Florida with legislation passed this month. 

Jun 19, 2013

Construction site safety improved in 2011

On-the-job construction fatalities dropped from 802 in 2010 to 781 in 2011, and recordable injuries fell from 4.7 per 100 workers in 2008 to 3.9 per 100 in 2011, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

BD+C Staff | Jun 19, 2013

New York City considers new construction standards for hospitals, multifamily buildings

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration has proposed new building codes for hospitals and multifamily dwellings in New York City to help them be more resilient in the event of severe weather resulting from climate change.  

Jun 18, 2013

Report: HVAC occupancy sensors could slash building energy demand by 18%

Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy savings can be achieved by varying ventilation levels based on the number of people in a given space.

Jun 18, 2013

Turner report: Activity in urban markets driving construction cost increases

Turner Construction Company announced that the Second Quarter 2013 Turner Building Cost Index – which measures costs in the non-residential building construction market in the United States – has increased to a value of 859. This reflects a 1.18% increase from the First Quarter 2013 and 4.00% yearly increase from the Second Quarter 2012.