Green Architecture


Community Health Center Asks: To LEED Or Not To LEED?

December 31, 2013     Deborah Wingler and Ellen Taylor
Adelante Healthcare studied two of its community health centers, one LEED-certified and one not, to determine the impact of certification.

Chicago Hospitals Share Green Initiatives

December 27, 2013     Peter Locke
Hospitals in Chicago are working toward energy efficiency improvement and joining together to share the results with peers. Here, five major initiatives are outlined.

Top Five Healthcare Design Takeaways Of 2013

December 12, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
As the year comes to an end, Healthcare Design recaps its Take Five series for insight into some of the biggest, thought-provoking issues of the last 12 months.

VIDEO: Founder Of Cradle To Cradle Design Brings His Message To Healthcare Designers

December 11, 2013     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
With Cradle to Cradle certification now in the public domain, co-founder William McDonough explains what healthcare buildings can do to go beyond being “less bad” for both human health and the environment.

Back To Life At Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

November 25, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital extends its healing mission to remediate a brownfield site on Boston's waterfront and build a resilient new hospital

PHOTO TOUR: UF Clinical Translational Research Building

November 16, 2013     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a virtual walk through the University of Florida's Clinical Translational Research Building, completed in June 2013.

New Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center Supports Holistic Health

November 14, 2013     Sid L. Scott
A new location for the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center creates a wellness campus that provides an integrated approach to care, inside and out.

First Look: Taksim Hospital

November 12, 2013     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
Take a sneak peek of the new Taksim Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, opening in February 2015.

Healthcare Designers React To New LEED v4

November 11, 2013     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett
Industry professionals weigh in on the significant changes appearing in LEED's latest release, headlined by building product transparency along with energy and water efficiency.

Kaiser Permanente Sets Green Goals at Westside Medical Center

November 8, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
For its first LEED-NC Gold certified project, the owner expects to use 27 percent less energy and 35 percent less water overall.

Art Plays Starring Role At Kaiser Permanente’s New Oregon Hospital

November 5, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The healthcare organization reaps the benefits of early planning to deliver an integrated, regionally rich, and diverse art program at Westside Medical Center.

Putting Green Healthcare Design Knowledge To Work

November 5, 2013     Scott Slotterback
For design firms, sustainability expertise can be a launching-off point for new business.

Kaiser Permanente Puts Its Template To The Test In Oregon

November 1, 2013     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The owner adapts its template approach to fit a site that's half the size of its normal campus while adding some new design elements at the Westside Medical Center.

Take Five With Copley Wolff Design Group

October 30, 2013     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Copley Wolff Design Group's Brett Oliver and Marcus Cantu talk about the top five trends and issues in landscape design getting their attention right now.

Bridgepoint Hospital Design Details

October 25, 2013     Sara O. Marberry
Bridgepoint Active Healthcare's new Toronto hospital features a number of design approaches to fulfill two goals: linking back to its community and targeting LEED Gold certification.
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