Evidence-based Architecture


3 Lessons In Designing For Autism

November 15, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Speakers at the Healthcare Design Expo & Conference discussed some of the specific spatial design considerations for this patient population and how they addressed them in the design of The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.


Lab Partners: Mayo Clinic And Delos Team Up On Well Living Lab

November 9, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The 7,500-square-foot research center in Rochester, Minn., will study the effects of indoor environments on health and well-being.


Generation Next: A Look Inside Healthcare Design Education

October 21, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Professors, design firms, students, and recent graduates share insight on the state of education for healthcare design and architecture, the skill set new designers need to compete, and the issues they can’t wait to solve.


Seeds Of Change: An Interview With Roger Ulrich

October 12, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, editor-in-chief

As the Center for Health Design bestows its Changemaker Award upon Roger Ulrich at this year’s Healthcare Design Expo & Conference, Healthcare Design spoke with him about the evolution of EBD and what excites him about its future.


Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are

September 23, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit

Can today’s research efforts move the needle on designing healthcare environments? Sure—if you can find them.


Sum Of Its Parts: King Abdulaziz Medical City Behavioral Health Facility

September 3, 2015    

The conceptual plan for the integrated behavioral health campus in Saudi Arabia won an Award of Merit in the 2015 Healthcare Design Showcase, with jurors applauding how the project addresses the needs of distinct patient populations by using a zoned approach across outpatient and inpatient care.  


Healthcare Design Industry Reaches A Middle Ground

September 1, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

This year’s Healthcare Design Showcase illustrates projects conceived during one of healthcare’s most challenging times—between recession and reform. The program's jurors weigh in on the design solutions that emerged and where opportunities lie. 


At Bat: Nurses Step Up To Design Plate

August 27, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

What’s the value of the clinician’s point of view in the planning and design of healthcare facilities? Two industry leaders talk about how nurses’ role has changed in the last decade and how they’re helping them get more involved.


Rewind: New Parkland Hospital

July 24, 2015     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

As the industry awaits the opening of the 2.1 million-square-foot New Parkland Hospital on Aug. 20, here's a chance to review coverage of the megaproject and hear what its team members had to say over the last seven years, in this look back at Healthcare Design's archive. 


FIRST LOOK: Saint Barnabas Medical Center

June 10, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
See a sneak peek of Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J., which is undergoing a $250 million expansion and renovation that includes a new front door, private patient rooms, and NICU replacement.

FIRST LOOK: Cherokee Indian Medical Center

April 30, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor

Catch a sneak peek of the new replacement hospital that improves and expands services for the Cherokee population located in the remote mountains of western North Carolina.


In Her Own Words: The HCD 10’s Upali Nanda

April 3, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This is the third installment of our HCD 10 podcast series, featuring an interview with HKS’ Upali Nanda, this year’s researcher winner. Check back each week for more installments.

Take 5 With Laura Poltronieri

March 31, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The principal with Poltronieri Tang & Associates discusses the top five trends and issues getting her attention right now.

FIRST LOOK: Eastern Maine Medical Center Modernization Project

March 25, 2015     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
See a sneak peek of the 361,000-square-foot patient tower being built in Bangor, Maine, and expected to open in 2017.

100+ Examples of Why Design Matters For Patients

March 6, 2015     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief

Program team members traveled through snow, ice, and subzero temperatures to convene in Washington, D.C., in February to select the Healthcare Design Conference educational sessions for 2015. It’s a solid lineup that demonstrates the power and practical necessity of good design.

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