Health - Acute Care

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges shaping acute care facility design.

  • 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: 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 4 design features of a modern medical office building that make it a community landmark

    4 design features of a modern medical office building that make it a community landmark

    Want a distinguishable building? Innovative planning and design need to be at the forefront of the project

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  • City planners and healthcare providers need to talk about their common goals

    City planners and healthcare providers need to talk about their common goals

    How can healthcare providers and civic leaders coordinate community health goals, providing effective wellness while reducing healthcare costs?

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  • Listening at the point of care: 4 key points from the first-ever Caregivers’ Forum

    Listening at the point of care: 4 key points from the first-ever Caregivers’ Forum

    Healthcare Facilities Symposium conference discussion highlighted crucial issues impacting the effectiveness of healthcare providers in the field

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  • How partnering with university students benefits both future and current architects

    How partnering with university students benefits both future and current architects

    Collaborating with University of Kansas master’s degree students inspires Doug King: “I’ve learned a great deal from these students and how they think”

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  • From the Design Quarterly: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

    From the Design Quarterly: 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Issue 04 | Intersections

    Issue 04 | Intersections

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

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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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