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Piece By Piece: Rebuilding Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital

March 29, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The community hospital gets a fresh start in South Los Angeles by bringing together public and private partners, new and renovated buildings, and unique service arrangements.

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Take 5 With James Heroux

March 9, 2016     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The landscape architect with Copley Wolff Design Group (Boston) discusses the top five trends and issues getting his attention right now.

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Alder Hey's Park Place

January 26, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

The children’s hospital in Liverpool, England, integrates a trio of buildings into its scenic setting to maximize clinic space and bring patients and staff as close to nature as possible.

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PHOTO TOUR: CAMC Cancer Center

January 20, 2016     posted by Kristin D. Zeit

Take a visual walk through Charleston Area Medical Center’s (CAMC) new cancer center in Charleston, W.V., opened in May 2015.

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Promoting Wellness On Campus

January 5, 2016     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

California State University Northridge's new Oasis Wellness Center is designed to give students a break from the hustle and bustle of campus life with a relaxing setting for university-based therapy services, peer counseling, massage therapy, nutrition and wellness counseling, and outdoor meditation.

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View From The Top: Healthcare Green Roofs

December 17, 2015     Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

The design and installation of green roofs in healthcare have come a long way over the past decade, with earlier missteps yielding plenty of lessons to be applied to a new generation of healing spaces.

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Top Considerations For Green Roof Installations In Healthcare

December 15, 2015     Joan Suchomel

The benefits of green roofs in healthcare facilities are numerous, and so are the potential users and levels of accessibility. In this blog from the AIA-AAH, designer Joan Suchomel reviews some of the major elements to consider. 

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Coming Together To Improve Cancer Care

October 26, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

As cancer patient volumes continue to grow, health systems are investing in new or expanded facilities to bring comprehensive care services under one roof while giving patients a better sense of privacy, more choice, and holistic services.

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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.

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State Of Mind In Behavioral Healthcare Design

September 25, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Behavioral healthcare design is making strides by incorporating the aesthetics and amenities of modern acute care facilities while maintaining the safety and comfort that patients require.

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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.  

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View A Fresh Perspective At St. Charles Bend Cancer Center

September 2, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

St. Charles Bend Cancer Center earned an Award of Merit in the 2015 Healthcare Design Showcase by using design to maximize the long- and short-range views from its new addition and give patients an improved care environment.

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Bright Ideas At Nemours Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children

September 2, 2015     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

A new patient tower at the children’s hospital stands out for its colorful fa├žade, almond-shaped buildings, and cost-saving solutions, earning it an Award of Merit in the 2015 Healthcare Design Showcase.

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PHOTO TOUR: University of Florida Health Jacksonville

July 2, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Take a visual walk through a new outpatient medical complex in Florida, opened in March 2015.

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PHOTO TOUR: Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

June 19, 2015     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through a new research institute opened in Farmington, Conn., opened in October 2014.
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