Art in Design


Resolutions For A Healthier Built Environment

February 17, 2015     Rosalyn Cama

Mirroring commercial wellness trends, healthcare providers are entering 2015 focused on keeping people well rather than treating illness, inspiring the design of spaces that promote good health.


Best Of 2014: Camp Pendleton Replacement Hospital Mirrors Military Traditions

December 23, 2014     Sara O. Marberry

Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, completed in November 2013, reflects the ideals of the patients it serves and raises the bar for military healthcare facility design.


Tour: Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

November 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Through the eyes of a patient, HCD Conference visitors learned how the facility's non-technical design elements, including its spa-like aesthetics and views to the outdoors, are just as important as its cutting-edge equipment.


Eskenazi Health: Art history

November 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Inspired by the organization's more than 100-year-old tradition of using art in healthcare spaces, the new Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital showcases an impressive art collection on its new 37-acre campus.

Eskenazi Health Embraces Its Civic Duty

November 13, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
For its new public safety-net hospital in Indianapolis, the design team used a modern, clean, and sustainable design to support the mind, body, and soul of its community.

Like A Good Neighbor: Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis

October 30, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

Eskenazi Health doesn’t just say it’s serious about its civic role in Indianapolis, it’s walking the walk at its new campus with three design features that broaden the idea of healthcare and community.


PHOTO TOUR: Park Nicollet

August 29, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Park Nicollet’s renovated Family Birth Center in St. Louis Park, Minn., opened March 2014.

PHOTO TOUR: Coviello Oral Surgery

June 13, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Coviello Oral Surgery in Falls Church, Va., opened in July 2013.

Waiting Rooms: How To Design To Impress

April 15, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor

No longer just a place for sitting or watching TV, today's waiting areas are an opportunity to make a good impression, put patients and guests at ease, and get a leg up on the competition.


5 Design Ideas For Healthcare Waiting Rooms

March 24, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Improved lighting, new layouts, and pleasing furnishings go a long way in setting facilities apart and creating a positive brand impression.

PHOTO TOUR: Lawrence G. Kolb Research Building

March 7, 2014     By Henry Meltzer
Take a visual walk through the renovation of the third floor of New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Lawrence G. Kolb Research Building, completed in June 2013.

Owner’s POV: Richard Molseed, Avera Health

March 4, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The executive vice president of Avera Health in Sioux Falls, S.D., offers his perspective on how the built environment must change in today’s healthcare climate, and how his hospitals and clinics are trying to walk the walk.

The Year Of The Environmental Audit

February 20, 2014     Rosalyn Cama
Four steps offer owners a plan for action to deliver a better patient experience in 2014.

Supportive Design For Caregivers

February 6, 2014     Amy Griffin
Listening to caregivers offers insights into how smart facility design can fight staff burnout.

The Built-In Benefits Of Retail Conversions For Healthcare

January 17, 2014     Christine Guzzo Vickery
Thanks to their location within communities, urban infrastructure, and flexible floor plates, the nation's empty big-box stores offer plenty of reasons to rethink clinic design.
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