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  • From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations

    From the Design Quarterly: Bridging cultures to create buildings for unique populations

    Lessons in navigating cultural differences in the design process from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    Building reuse brings healthcare closer to the community

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  • Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Seven aspects of healthcare design mock-ups you need to know right now

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  • Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    Issue 02 | Culture by Design

    How thoughtful approaches can influence behavior and build community

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  • From ancillary to essential: Technology’s new role in your hospital master plan (Part 1)

    From ancillary to essential: Technology’s new role in your hospital master plan (Part 1)

    From robots to selfies, understanding the impact of new and emerging technologies can help healthcare facilities design for flexibility

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  • When is it time to rip off the band-aid and really plan for healthcare facility power?

    When is it time to rip off the band-aid and really plan for healthcare facility power?

    A 10-year-old healthcare facility is outdated when looking at power density; a few questions can help determine when it’s time for an upgrade

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  • Published in Future Constructor & Architect: Catherine Zeliotis on Taussig Cancer Center

    Published in Future Constructor & Architect: Catherine Zeliotis on Taussig Cancer Center

    Catherine Zeliotis on the innovative approach to layout at the Cleveland Clinic cancer center

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  • Should UV light be a weapon in our infection-control arsenal inside hospitals?

    Should UV light be a weapon in our infection-control arsenal inside hospitals?

    Ultraviolet C holds great promise as a germ killer in healthcare—but there are still plenty of questions

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  • 5 elements for a healthy medical lounge

    5 elements for a healthy medical lounge

    When done right, medical staff lounges are an essential part of the healthcare workplace

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  • We can help prevent hospital-acquired infections during renovation

    We can help prevent hospital-acquired infections during renovation

    Controlling dust and air pressure—and future-proofing buildings for renovation—can save lives

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  • Published in Higher Education Estates: Designing research into university estates

    Published in Higher Education Estates: Designing research into university estates

    David Martin discusses the role of architecture in supporting translational research and medicine in Higher Education Estates magazine.

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  • How technology will disrupt long-term senior care

    How technology will disrupt long-term senior care

    Large, cost-intensive centers aren't the only option in long-term care. It’s time for Distributed Care.

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  • Designing for collaborative cancer treatment

    Designing for collaborative cancer treatment

    Arturo Vasquez shares the inspiration and personal fulfillment that comes from designing the UCSF Precision Cancer Medical Building

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  • Learning the "micro-hospital" advantage

    Learning the "micro-hospital" advantage

    An architect’s firsthand experience reinforces that human-sized healthcare takes the dread out of hospital visits

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  • Creating “in-between” spaces in research facilities

    Creating “in-between” spaces in research facilities

    To truly support cutting-edge research and attract the best, health science buildings need rooms for collaboration and informal learning

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  • [With Video] A hometown girl helps redesign hospital where she was born

    [With Video] A hometown girl helps redesign hospital where she was born

    At Brockville General Hospital, architectural designer discovers the importance of involving her community in their project

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  • Mental health: How architects can help direct a path toward recovery

    Mental health: How architects can help direct a path toward recovery

    Coping with chronic mental illness in growing urban communities will require a different design approach

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  • What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    What is the PIEVC Protocol, and how can we use it to build resilient communities?

    Protecting infrastructure from climate change and creating stronger communities with a multi-step process

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  • Five ways to make healthcare waiting rooms more functional and comfortable

    Five ways to make healthcare waiting rooms more functional and comfortable

    Designers can incorporate simple elements to make a trip to the hospital better for patients and their families

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  • Rules of engagement: How to manage clients and career for 40 years

    Rules of engagement: How to manage clients and career for 40 years

    What does it take to keep a ‘client for life’? Greg and Gary Batie share some lessons learned during a career of design for healthcare facilities

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