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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The National Healthcare Design Awards recognizes functional hospital projects that solve aestheti...read more
Gilbane Building Company utilized advanced 3D scanning technology as part of a virtual design and...read more
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Compliance processes can be handled efficiently with a little bit of foresight. CBRE's Patrick Du...read more
Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Virginia. Photo: Fort Belvoir Community Hospital/Creative Commons.
Consortium members discussed how architects, designers, and health professionals can best apply d...read more
CVS Health is among the retail pharmacies that are expanding their health clinics by adding services and investing in IT. Consumers gain in convenience and access, but these retail clinics have the potential to disrupt conventional healthcare providers, according to research by Accenture Consulting. Image: BD+C
Service expansions help dealers boost clinics’ profitability.
Misuse of USB ports is one of the major health technology hazards of 2016. Photo: Aidan C. Siegel/Wikimedia Commons.
ECRI Institute’s annual list includes operational and workflow issues.
The expanded and renovated First Hill Medical Pavilion in Seattle sold for a record amount early this year, an indication that the healthcare sector continues to lure investors. Image: CollinsWoerman
Over the past year, healthcare accounted for nearly one-fifth of all new jobs in the U.S.
Advanced technology provides insight into the actions necessary to cut costs, but it's the people...read more
Hybrid operating room. Photo: Pfree2014/Wikimedia Commons
"Surgical Suites: Emerging Approaches to Planning and Design" offers solutions for collaboration...read more
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By adopting green building and sustainable practices, healthcare facilities can save $15 billion...read more
Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center. Photo: Christopher Lance/Creative Commons.
Efficient ED operations result in shorter wait times, quicker diagnosis and care plans, maximum u...read more
Marc Berson, Vice Chairman of RWJ Barnabas Health, addresses the audience at a recent symposium on how healthcare systems can manage excess assets at a time of industry consolidation and higher demand for providing services closer to communities. Image: Rutgers Business|Center for Real Estate
As service providers position themselves closer to their communities, they are looking for ways t...read more
Entrance to the Cook County Hospital in Chicago. Photo: Jeff Dahl/Wikimedia Commons
The century-old, Beaux Arts architecture-inspired hospital will transform into a mixed-use develo...read more
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Survey respondents are targeting smaller acquisitions, at a time when market cap rates are narrow...read more
Prentice Women's Hospital Building in Chicago. Photo: Erin Nekervis/Creative Commons
A new survey from engineering firm Grumman/Butkus Associates examines electricity, fossil fuel, w...read more
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As insurance premiums and deductibles continue to rise, both employees and employers are evaluati...read more
Christ Hospital's Mt. Auburn, Ohio, campus brings orthopedic and spine care under one roof in a building whose design emphasizes daylighting and wellness. The Building Team on this Center, which opened last fall, included Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (architect, interior designer, SE and CE, enviromental graphics, and LEED consultant), Fosdick & Hilmer (MEP), Champlin Architecture (local architect), THP (local SE), Kleingers (Local CE), Office of James Burnett (landscape), Messer Construction (construction management). Image: @Tom Rossiter/Courtesy SOM
The opening coincides with agreements that make this center a preferred provider for several empl...read more
The revamp of Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), in Rootstown, turned a commuter medical school into a university campus with an assortment of facilities for use by students and the public. Photo: Courtesy Neomed.
As healthcare organizations make the transition from sick care to well care, they’re learning how...read more
The 182-bed Aurora, Colo., hospital has incurred more than $1 billion in cost overruns. The Army Corps of Engineers has taken over the management of the project. Rendering: V.A.
Bill would also put restrictions on planning and design funding.
Spending on lodging construction, like the expansive renovation of the Intercontinental New York Barclay pictured above, should increase by 10.8% to $23.4 billion in 2016. Total spending on nonresidential building is projected to grow this year by 13.7% to $439.2 billion, according to Gilbane. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction
But finding skilled workers continues to be a problem and could inflate a project's costs.
Model: Centerbrook Architects & Planners
Mayo teams up with Delos to bring hard science to EBD research.
Factory for J57 Mini Sky City, Changsha, China. Photo: BSB
BD+C’s inaugural Game Changers report highlights today’s pacesetting projects, from a pr...read more
Understanding equity sources, balancing costs, and involving legal departments early in the proce...read more
Trident Regional Medical Center in North Charleston, S.C. Photo: Mydogtryed/Creative Commons.
Legislature may move to strike certificate of need requirements.
Hamad International Airport, Doha, Qatar. Courtesy GKD USA
From airy façades to wire mesh ceilings to screening walls, these projects show off the design po...read more
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A Boston-area hospital takes the healing garden to the next level.
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Francis Cauffman, Syska Hennessy, Turner Construction are the primary parties in agreement.... read more
This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the six elements of an EIFS wall assembly; common EIFS fa...read more
Floor plan: Shepley Bulfinch
ED scheme allows staff to isolate unruly patients and visitors in a secure area.
Photo courtesy Humber River Hospital
The 1.8 million-sf Humber River Hospital is loaded with high-tech gadgets. Its coolest innovation...read more