Health

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges—repurposing retail for healthcare, innovative cancer treatment centers, making research facilities collaborative, and more—shaping health facility design.

  • From the Design Quarterly: House calls of the future

    From the Design Quarterly: House calls of the future

    Soon, our living rooms will host virtual doctor’s exams

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  • Designing with non-toxic materials, an interactive guide

    Designing with non-toxic materials, an interactive guide

    Click around this interactive guide to choosing healthy materials for interior spaces.

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  • A culture of convenience is finding its way to healthcare

    A culture of convenience is finding its way to healthcare

    In a world where we are all looking for better and faster, it was only a matter of time before that need reached healthcare

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  • Published in Medical Construction & Design: Grounded Art

    Published in Medical Construction & Design: Grounded Art

    Flooring’s increasing role in creative, effective healthcare spaces

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  • Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood

    Weaving mental healthcare spaces into the neighborhood

    Design can help increase mental healthcare access for city dwellers

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  • Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 07: Adapting to change

    Presenting Stantec Design Quarterly 07: Adapting to change

    Creating lasting design in a dynamic and unpredictable world

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  • Securing access to healthcare services for people in rural and remote communities

    Securing access to healthcare services for people in rural and remote communities

    How designers can create opportunities that connect isolated communities with compassionate care

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  • Healthcare as a workplace (Part 1): 5 ways workplace strategy can impact healthcare design

    Healthcare as a workplace (Part 1): 5 ways workplace strategy can impact healthcare design

    Healthcare organizations need to consider branding, space usage, and engagement to remain relevant and competitive

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  • What cancer taught me about healthcare design

    What cancer taught me about healthcare design

    Silver linings of a cancer diagnosis are minimal. But the takeaway from one of our designers? Healthcare settings can be better

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  • Published in Medical Construction & Design: Sustainability and the Patient Experience

    Published in Medical Construction & Design: Sustainability and the Patient Experience

    Going beyond “bricks and mortar” and designing for population health

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  • The business case for BIM & what’s next for its adoption in the Middle East

    The business case for BIM & what’s next for its adoption in the Middle East

    Stantec’s Rajat Shanker demonstrates the value of building information modeling

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  • 6 myths about embracing non-toxic materials in interior design

    6 myths about embracing non-toxic materials in interior design

    If you’re not specifying healthy materials on your next project, you’re missing the boat

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  • Grounded art: Flooring in healthcare spaces increases in creativity and impact

    Grounded art: Flooring in healthcare spaces increases in creativity and impact

    The right flooring choices can help with wayfinding, healing, and level of comfort

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  • Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain, and heal?

    Can a kids’ healthcare space teach, entertain, and heal?

    Standard building requirements don’t have to be boring – here’s how you can inject whimsical touches into everyday design features

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  • Healthcare design choices: Is polyurethane upholstery fabric the best option in hospitals?

    Healthcare design choices: Is polyurethane upholstery fabric the best option in hospitals?

    The faux-leather fabric is easy to clean and better for the environment, but delamination failures are troubling

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  • Modular construction for healthcare: A remedy for increased flexibility in care

    Modular construction for healthcare: A remedy for increased flexibility in care

    3 project management takeaways that help deliver modular project success

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  • Published in PRISM: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    Published in PRISM: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    The healing properties of natural materials aren’t the only benefit of building with wood

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  • Elderly care: Can design cure loneliness as we focus on aging in place?

    Elderly care: Can design cure loneliness as we focus on aging in place?

    We must confront our aging population’s social-isolation epidemic in today’s technology-driven world

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  • Designing wellness communities to focus on integrated healthcare—reducing costs naturally

    Designing wellness communities to focus on integrated healthcare—reducing costs naturally

    Purpose-designed healthcare buildings with a focus on integrative medical care will help us address chronic disease management

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  • Illuminating trends for better healthcare

    Illuminating trends for better healthcare

    Putting the spotlight on informed lighting choices and the bottom line in hospitals

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