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  • From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?

    From the Design Quarterly: What happens when hospitals move out?

    What can our experience designing urban places tell us about planning for the next chapter of healthcare building reuse?

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  • Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    Biophilic design: What is it? Why it matters? And how do we use it?

    5 tips to infuse natural elements into the built environment—from plants to pictures

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  • 4 advantages of adding retail to the healthcare experience

    4 advantages of adding retail to the healthcare experience

    Retail is changing the perception of going to the hospital—and provides benefits to patients, families, visitors, staff, and the client

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  • The joy and pain of designing childbirth spaces—creating an experience-adaptable room

    The joy and pain of designing childbirth spaces—creating an experience-adaptable room

    Healthcare planners need to focus on creating a uniquely special patient experience for new families

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  • Issue 04 | Intersections

    Issue 04 | Intersections

    When the silos break down, connections between people and place grow.

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  • How the right-sizing of hybrid operating rooms helps hospitals, surgeons, and patients

    How the right-sizing of hybrid operating rooms helps hospitals, surgeons, and patients

    Advancing technology is moving OR imaging equipment from fixed and cumbersome to smaller and mobile

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  • Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    It’s possible to maintain a youthful sense of whimsy while staying realistic and on-budget for your project

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  • Healthy light: How to design tunable or dynamic lighting to benefit patients and staff

    Healthy light: How to design tunable or dynamic lighting to benefit patients and staff

    In medical facilities, balanced lighting choices can stimulate the circadian system while providing illumination for round-the-clock care

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing new technology to improve design

    From the Design Quarterly: Embracing new technology to improve design

    Parametric design, virtual reality, and integrated 3D are changing the approach to design—and it’s resulting in better buildings

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  • 7 principles to create a get-well plan for healthcare

    7 principles to create a get-well plan for healthcare

    If stakeholders in healthcare institutions can achieve greater harmony, our designs will have greater resonance with their mission

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  • Homelike environments in eldercare deliver a comfortable ‘stealth health’

    Homelike environments in eldercare deliver a comfortable ‘stealth health’

    How social-driven design is replacing—and improving upon—the medical model for eldercare facilities

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  • Corporate workplace design: 8 interiors trends to watch

    Corporate workplace design: 8 interiors trends to watch

    NeoCon 2018 revealed a softer focus, including organic shapes, smoky glass, integrated accessories, and Scandinavian partnerships

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  • Published in Canadian Architect: Dialog and Stantec tout healthcare innovation at Calgary Cancer Centre

    Published in Canadian Architect: Dialog and Stantec tout healthcare innovation at Calgary Cancer Centre

    Dialog, Stantec, and PCL are collaborating as one team on the new $1.4 billion cancer care facility and academic center currently being built in Calgary

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  • Published in Health Facilities Management: Repurposing retail space for health care use

    Published in Health Facilities Management: Repurposing retail space for health care use

    Converting shopping venues for health care applications comes with a number of opportunities and risks

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Why should design firms leverage gaming engines?

    From the Design Quarterly: Why should design firms leverage gaming engines?

    The Digital Practice group borrows tech from the video game world to solve design challenges

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  • How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs

    How cross-collaboration strengthens healthcare design and education programs

    Healthcare architects, educators, and researchers gather for one day with one goal in mind: to elevate healthcare design

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    From the Design Quarterly: Crunch time for innovation

    Data-driven design, parametric design, and real-time visualization are reshaping the design process

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Forecasting change for baby boomers and millennials

    From the Design Quarterly: Forecasting change for baby boomers and millennials

    Three perspectives on how demographic change will influence design for the multi-family, health, and mixed-use markets

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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change

    Presenting Design Quarterly 03: Technology driving change

    Pushing technology to create lasting, human-centered places

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  • Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change

    Issue 03 | Technology Driving Change

    How technology is changing the way we communicate and think about design

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