Remodel / Renovation


Sports Stadiums: A New Playing Field For Healthcare Design?

July 16, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Sports and healthcare naturally benefit one another, so why aren’t they more integrated in the built environment? An exhibit in the Netherlands proposes turning former sports arenas, such as a FIFA World Cup stadium, into environments for preventative care.

Hasbro Children’s Gives Families A Break With A New Lounge

July 14, 2014     Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
The sixth floor’s new Dunkin’ Donuts Family Room features a kitchen, computer stations, and seating options, all in a setting resembling one of its restaurants.

Room To Upgrade With Technology

July 2, 2014     Jaques Black
Implementing new technologies into existing spaces has become a major factor in construction planning, bringing new challenges and complexities to projects.

PHOTO TOUR: Eye Physicians of Austin

June 16, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a visual walk through Eye Physicians’ new ophthalmology practice in Austin, Texas, opened in June 2013.

PHOTO TOUR: Fleur Heights Care Center Renovation

May 23, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through the conversion of an assisted living unit to a skilled nursing unit for all ages at Fleur Heights Care Center in Des Moines, Iowa, completed in December 2013.

Therapy By Design

May 7, 2014     Gerri Cote
The belief that the built environment plays a critical role in shaping outcomes for behavioral health patients inspired a series of interiors projects at Vermont’s Brattleboro Retreat.

One Step At A Time: Phasing Pays Off In Healthcare Renovations

May 5, 2014     Jim Bell
A phased renovation carried out through integrated project delivery streamlined the rooftop expansion of a certified joint center at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn.

PHOTO TOUR: Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital

May 2, 2014     Eileen Goodman and Char Hawkins, Moody Nolan
Take a virtual walk through the renovation of this regional hospital in Westerville, Ohio, opened in early 2014.

PHOTO TOUR: St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital

April 11, 2014     Posted by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor
Take a virtual walk through this replacement community hospital in Greensboro, Ga., opened in November 2013.

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.

Planning Healthcare Spaces For The Tech Takeover

March 7, 2014     Kristin D. Zeit, Editor-in-Chief
The more healthcare owners spend on preparing for technology integration, the more their facilities have to be ready to adapt. What’s the designer’s role in all this? It’s bigger than you might think.

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 New Guidelines Are (Almost) Here

February 28, 2014     Sara O. Marberry
This year rings in the latest installment of the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, which includes plenty of updates from the 2010 edition.

PHOTO TOUR: Fontana Medical Center

February 28, 2014     posted by Kristin D. Zeit
Take a visual walk through Kaiser Permanente’s Fontana Medical Center in Fontana, Calif., opened in May 2013.

Rethinking The Emergency Department

February 12, 2014     John F. Wheary
An innovative renovation of Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg’s emergency department manages patient volumes and improves performance.
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