Landscape Architecture

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FIRST LOOK: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Care Center

July 30, 2014     Posted by Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Executive Editor
A new ambulatory center in King of Prussia, Pa., relies on a unique building geometry and play on light and colors to create a visually engaging environment for patients.
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Room To Bloom At Mercy Health

July 28, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The new West Hospital houses one of the largest green roofs in the state of Ohio with a mix of 65,000 native plants.
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PHOTO TOUR: Legacy ER

July 25, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the new Legacy ER in Allen, Texas, opened in November 2013.
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Mercy Health Goes Bold And Beautiful

July 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Faced with a challenging site, the design team behind the new Mercy Health West hospital in Cincinnati maximized the location to create innovative design solutions—inside and out.
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3 Takeaways From HCD Academy Portland

July 3, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
In June, facility managers, architects, owners, interior designers, and construction executives shared the stage to discuss key industry challenges and take the pulse of progress. Here are three lessons that stood out.
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Can Different Architectural Forms Influence Patient Behavior?

June 26, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Researchers from Texas Tech and HKS look at how contours may affect patients and their overall experience. The results will be shared at the 2014 Healthcare Design Conference.
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Dell Children’s Pathway To Platinum

June 11, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The hospital’s new bed tower pushes its tradition of sustainable design forward in water and energy conservation and healthy materials sourcing.
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Lauded Landscapes: Inspiring Views From Award-Winning Outdoor Spaces

June 10, 2014     Edited by Margie Monin Dombrowski
The Silver and Bronze winners of Vendome Healthcare Media’s inaugural Landscape Architecture for Healthcare Communities awards program use innovative designs to resolve a number of challenges.
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Garden Brings Tranquility To Cancer Center’s Urban Locale

June 10, 2014     Margie Monin Dombrowski
A rooftop garden at Yale-New Haven’s Smilow Cancer Hospital offers patients the calm and comfort of a backyard space—seven floors above the bustling city below.
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PHOTO TOUR: Nepean Mental Health Centre

May 29, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the Nepean Mental Health Centre in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia, opened in March 2014.
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Medical Tourism Spotlight: Healthpoint

May 19, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This 78-bed facility offers VIP suites, landscaped promenades, and specialty orthopedic care in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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PHOTO TOUR: Pediatric ED at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

May 16, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the new pediatric ED at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., opened in January 2013.
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Medical Tourism Spotlight: Health City Cayman Islands

May 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
This healthcare facility in Grand Cayman caters to medical tourists with its island location, Western design sensibilities, and cardiovascular and orthopedic services.
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FIRST LOOK: Shatt Al-Arab Hospital

May 15, 2014     Jennifer Kovacs Silvis, Managing Editor
From its site composition to outdoor courtyards, Iraq’s new Shatt Al-Arab Hospital, targeted for completion in 2015, will provide plenty of relief from the desert sun.
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Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital: Project Breakdown

April 25, 2014     Sara O. Marberry
Details on Naval Hospital At Camp Pendleton's new replacement facility—opened December 2013—including costs, design team, and suppliers.
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