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
Slated for a 2017 completion, the facility will be the first of it’s kind in Africa. Renderings courtesy David Adjaye Architects
The metallic, geometric façade is based on the region’s traditional Imigongo art.
Photo: Cleveland Clinic, Brunswick Family Health Center Emergency Department. All images and renderings courtesy of AIA
Montalba Architects' prototype mobile dental unit and Westlake Reed Leskosky's modern addition to...read more
Walgreens Pharmacy, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Photo courtesy VOA Associates
Most retail in healthcare discussions today are focused on integrating ambulatory care into tradi...read more
In-board placement of bathrooms buffers corridor noise for birthing rooms at MaineGeneral Hospital in Augusta, Maine. Anton Grassl/Esto
Over the past few decades, numerous research studies have concluded that noise in hospitals can h...read more
The selection of fiber cement, in itself, helped contribute to the individuality of the Eye Surgery Center, because it was the first use of the material in the area.
The team wanted to build an eye surgery center in an already established area but provide somethi...read more
Heatherwick will work with landscape designer Marie-Louise Agius of Balston Agius to complete the verdant plan and take advantage of the therapeutic effect of plants. Renderings courtesy of Heatherwick Studio.
The architect describes it as “a collection of stepped planter elements”
An interior view of a inpatient room in Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Oaks Pavilion. Photo: U.S. Navy via flickr
With a constant drive for operational efficiencies and reduction of costs under an outcome-based...read more
On April 23, the Board of Directors of the Destination Medical Center Corporation formally adopted the development plan for Destination Medical Center, which would be comprised of six districts spread across 550 acres.
The 20-year plan would also be a boon to Mayo Clinic, this city’s best-known address.
University Center, The New School, New York City. Image: James Ewing
Seattle's Bullitt Center and the University Center at The New School are among AIA's ...read more
The National September 11 Memorial Museum incorporates evocative artifacts of the destroyed Twin Towers, including the "Last Column" (pictured). It was honored with a Gold Award in BD+C's 2015 Building Team Awards. Photo: Jin Lee / courtesy 9/11 Memorial Museum
From Lean construction to tri-party IPD to advanced BIM/VDC coordination, these 14 Building Teams...read more
An 8x25-foot multi-trade rack containing mechanical, piping, and HVAC systems is lifted into place at Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, by mechanical subcontractor U.S. Engineering. Photo: Ross Cooperthwaite
Mortenson Construction and its partners completed the 831,000-sf, $623 million Saint Joseph Hospi...read more
PinnacleHealth’s new 108-bed, 188,000-sf West Shore Hospital provides acute care, surgical, cardiology, orthopedic, and stroke care services, and chronic disease management to patients on the west side of the Susquehanna River in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Photo: Jeffrey Totaro/Jeffrey Totaro Architectural Photographer
PinnacleHealth needed a new hospital STAT! This team delivered it in two years, start to finish....
The new 17-story Parkland Hospital. A seven-story clinical space cantilevers 60 feet past the Women’s and Infants’ Specialty Health unit. Photos: Andrew Pogue/Andrew Pogue Photography
Dallas’s new $1.27 billion public hospital preserves an important civic anchor, Texas-style.
The 93-bed Holy Cross Germantown Hospital is the first new hospital to be built in Maryland in 25 years. The 237,000-sf acute care facility resides on the campus of Montgomery College, making it the first hospital in the U.S. to be co-located on a community college campus. All photos: Alan Karchmer / Alan Karchmer Architectural Photographer
This Building Team stuck with a project for seven years to get a new hospital built for a faithfu...read more
An internal “connecting bridge” (above) brings the outdoors indoors via glass panels, and provides a welcome respite for staff and visitors moving from one area of the hospital to another. Photo: Bruce Damonte
Skanska and NBBJ join forces with Sutter Health on a medical center project where all three parti...read more
Photo: Fotos GOVBA/flickr
BIM coordination has dramatically reduced change orders during the construction period. Unfortuna...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: VA
The VA construction program took more hits recently after the chairman of a congressional Committ...read more
The $465 million structure replaces St. John's Regional Medical Center that was destroyed in a 2011 tornado that devastated the city. Rendering: Mercy.net
The new hospital features a window and frame system that can protect patients from winds of up to...read more
Photo: The Neenan Company/Flickr
The survey results show that hospitals’ overall fossil fuel use has trended downward, but electri...read more
An intended outcome of the Affordable Care Act is to reduce overall inpatient activity by managing health, reducing average length of stay, reducing readmissions, and generally moving toward a holistic approach of population health rather than an acute, episodic approach. Photo: Ralf/Flickr
Healthcare providers are seeking direction on how to plan for a value-based world while still ver...read more
The Vanderbilt Medical Center at One Hundred Oaks Mall transformed a former 1960s-era indoor shopping mall in Nashville, Tenn., into a mixed-use medical office center for Vanderbilt University. Photo courtesy Vanderbilt University
Approximately one-third of the country’s 1,200 enclosed malls are dead or dying. The good news is...read more
The proposal is a compromise on another plan that would allow transgender people to use either the women’s or men’s room. Image via Pixabay
A few other cities, including Philadelphia, Austin, Texas, and Washington D.C., already have gend...read more
Florida will get 22 new nursing home facilities and 11 others will expand, for a total value of $430 million. Photo: Onore Baka Sama via Wikimedia Commons
Some $430 million of new space for senior care in Florida has been approved after the state ended...read more
Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Chief Warrant Officer 4 Seth Rossman via Wikimedia Commonshosp
As pressure increases to understand capital cost prior to the first spade touching dirt, more hea...read more
Grand Rapids Downtown Market, Grand Rapids, Mich. Photo: Mike Buck
Falls Park on the Reedy in Greenville, S.C., and the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Downtown Market are amo...read more
The Marion Emergency Care Center at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, Fort Worth, features a “super track” area to assess and treat low-acuity patients. Photo: Daryl Shields / HKS
A new generation of highly efficient emergency care facilities is upping the ante on patient care...read more
About $600 million of the complex’s $1.5 billion cost was raised from private donors. All photos: Mark Citret via Flickr
The new UCSF Medical Center is actually three hospitals in one.
Construction consultant FMI foresees—with some caveats—continuing growth in the office, lodging,...read more
Healthcare continues to shift toward Madison Avenue and Silicon Valley as it revamps business pra...read more
By bringing healthcare services in house, Dallas County Jail will greatly minimize the security r...read more