Sports and healthcare naturally benefit one another, so why aren’t they more integrated in the built environment? An exhibit in the Netherlands proposes turning former sports arenas, such as a FIFA World Cup stadium, into environments for preventative care.
Healthcare facilities are updating and introducing new family and visitor spaces to send a message to loved ones that they’re important.
As the topic of product transparency and materials disclosure heats up in 2014, the U.S. Green Building Council’s vice president of LEED technical development talks about the rating system’s evolution and why the market’s ripe for change.
A webinar panel during next week’s Healthcare Design Education Day plans to share the real-world benefits of this design tool in multiple stages of the project planning process.
In an age of mobile technology, families and visitors are less tethered to patient rooms, leaving healthcare facilities with an opportunity to offer new spaces to take a break.
There’s a lot of talk about branding and design in healthcare these days, but how many are actually walking the walk? One owner shows how with a striking exterior for its new hospital in Cincinnati.
There are a number of questions that need to be answered at the start of any project. But taking the time to consider a few out-of-box ideas may result in the next game changer in healthcare design.
Going beyond elective surgeries, a growing number of patients are seeking tertiary care abroad. What factors are driving this trend and what opportunities does it bring to design?
Energy efficient, low-VOC, and LEED—these are all part of the growing green vernacular in healthcare design. So when will green buildings be the norm?
A trip to an orthopedic office illustrates the importance of remembering the patients you’re designing for and how their needs should be considered with every design choice you make—starting with the front door.