As the population ages, designers of commercial and multifamily applications are incorporating new solutions to meet those demands. Ergonomics can be an integral part of design, manufacturing, and use. Nowhere is this more critical than in bathroom design.read more
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Hospital systems are finding ways to get facilities built with a lot less money.
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The building was designed to enhance the medical campus’ existing facilities, curriculum, and cla...read more
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The new BNIM-designed facility brings almost 100,000 sf of space for patient-centered care and cl...read more
A 17,000-sf addition to the Animal Emergency & Referral Center in Oakdale, Minn., opens more space for the clinic's diagnostic equipment and its 10 care specialties. Image: Adam Kennedy Photography
New equipment and surgery suites exceed what’s found in most vet clinics.
This article outlines the current data center landscape in the healthcare sector, industry trends...read more
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The facilities showcase the best of healthcare building design and health design-oriented researc...
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
In order to deliver superior outcomes to our healthcare clients, we have to know what our clients...read more
The building’s interior design highlights the connection between floor-to-floor “neighborhoods.” Courtesy Robert Benson Photography.
Silver Award: A 2½-year project brings Partners HealthCare’s sprawling administrative functions u...read more
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The Pavilion broke ground on May 3.
Mortenson will construct its first building in Rochester, Minn.'s, Discovery Square on a Mayo Clinic parking lot. This will be part of this city's $5.6 billion Destination Medical Center development initiative. Image: Courtesy of Mortenson
One district alone could add two million sf of commercial and residential space to Downtown Roche...read more
Hospital rooms are often not designed to accommodate extended stays for anyone other than the pat...read more
Healthcare systems have much to learn from retail. While they have been laser-focused on deliveri...read more
Located in Wilmington, Delaware, Nemours/duPont hospital has undergone a series of expansions sin...read more
The renovation of Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center will provide more than 30% of open space on the Downey, Calif., campus. The design-build team for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR.
A famed rehab center is reconfigured to make room for more outdoor gardens, parks, and open space...read more
NYULangone Medical Center recently unveiled details about its $32.9 million, 55,000-sf Joan H. and Preston Robert Tisch medical center, which is slated to open at the Essex Crossing development site in downtown New York City in late 2018. Image: Dattner Architects
A new CBRE survey finds that equity set aside for purchases continues to outshoot the availabilit...read more
The 14,000-sf Shift center, Chicago, focuses on enhancing clients’ physical performance by encouraging better health and nutrition habits. Courtesy Shift
A new medical facility in Chicago focuses on sustaining its customers’ human performance.
Healthcare for the Homeless Houston quadrupled its space when it relocated last year into a three-story building that once served as a sailors' union hall. The redesign of this building revolves around the clinical model of the organization. Image: Slyworks Photography/Courtesy Page Southerland Page
For this adaptive reuse of an old union hall, the Building Team made the best of tight quarters. ...
Understanding the costs specifically related to activation is one of the keys to successfully occ...read more
Proper lighting can improve staff productivity, patient healing, and the use of space in healthca...read more
With a long road of political and financial uncertainty ahead for the healthcare sector, what doe...read more
Successfully developing a complete and well thought out Total Project Budget is perhaps the most...read more
A simulation at Grady Health's campus in Atlanta, where nurses, providers, and facility leadership could try out a Ponta overhead beam system under real-life care conditions. A white paper from Georgia Tech concludes that these beam systems are superior to other kinds of overhead boom systems for providing access to patients, gases, and equipment in critical care settings. Image: White paper titled “Comparison of Overhead Utility Systems for Intensive Care Rooms”
It concludes that a ceiling-mounted beam system is best suited to provide critical care settings...read more
Hospitals of Providence’s 40,000-sf microhospital in the El Paso suburb of Horizon City will serve a market whose population has exploded despite being nearly an hour’s drive from the nearest full-size hospital. Photo: Courtesy The Hospitals of Providence.
Microhospitals are acute care facilities that are smaller than the typical acute care hospital. T...read more
The 14-story Josie Robertson Surgery Center in New York City, part of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, is situated on land that allowed for only an 11,500-sf floor plate. Vertical construction required new thinking about operations and patient management. ©Chris Cooper, courtesy of Perkins Eastman.
A recent analysis of patient volumes showed that Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center would run...read more
Hospitals, either individually or in joint ventures, run 37% of U.S. urgent care centers.
Decentralized nurses stations are becoming more common in hospitals looking to improve their patient satisfaction scores. But a University of Kansas research team wonders whether decentralization might be hampering nurses' collaboration. Image: University of Kansas
The Institute of Health + Wellness Design at the University of Kansas raised questions after revi...read more
Dell Children's Hospital, Austin, Texas. Photo: Andreanna Moya Photography
As we approach the end of the second decade of LEED, the financial costs and benefits of going gr...read more