Health - Acute Care

  • From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    From the Design Quarterly: Healthy neighbors

    Building reuse brings healthcare closer to the community

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  • Indigenous healthcare facility design, a conversation (Part 1)

    Indigenous healthcare facility design, a conversation (Part 1)

    Three healthcare designers discuss creating an inclusive and respectful project framework

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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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  • [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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 the healthcare experience (Part 2)

    From ancillary to essential: Technology’s new role in the healthcare experience (Part 2)

    To meet hospital user expectations, the ability to anticipate and adapt to ever-changing technology needs is more important than ever

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  • Can capital partnerships provide hospitals an affordable facility solution?

    Can capital partnerships provide hospitals an affordable facility solution?

    A ‘build to suit—lease back arrangement’ can help healthcare facilities reduce debt while maintaining programs

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Presenting Design Quarterly 02: Culture by Design

    Design can both reflect and transform culture

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  • Spending wisely when renovating a hospital

    Spending wisely when renovating a hospital

    Examining four key renovations to a non-profit Indiana hospital; it’s more than a refresh, it’s greatly expanded care

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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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  • Today’s community centers offer glimpses of the healthy living centers of tomorrow

    Today’s community centers offer glimpses of the healthy living centers of tomorrow

    Creating healthier populations through local community health centers

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  • Indigenous healthcare facility design, a conversation (Part 2)

    Indigenous healthcare facility design, a conversation (Part 2)

    Three healthcare designers discuss considerations such as connection to place and sustainability

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  • The need for speed: Lessons learned in the fast lane of design

    The need for speed: Lessons learned in the fast lane of design

    How one Pennsylvania hospital went from to sod to service in just two years

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  • 6 things we love about the new Florida Hospital for Women

    6 things we love about the new Florida Hospital for Women

    These nature-inspired interior details aid healing

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