Community-inspired aesthetics and indoor/outdoor connections were on display in this year’s Healthcare Design Showcase, but jurors are still looking for more solutions on staff spaces and places where families and care teams can collaborate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.