Featured Project: The New Stamford Hospital

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Featured Project: The New Stamford Hospital

The featured project shown here is of the new Stamford Hospital – designed by EYP Health.  In 2002, Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Conn., was challenged on a couple fronts: Neighborhoods to the south of the campus were in socioeconomic deterioration, and patient satisfaction ratings had room for improvement. That set the stage for planning a new […]

Product Feature: Small Touches that Create Engaging Environments

Posted by on Apr 10, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

Small touches can make all the difference in any environment. Small touches like the ones shown here help create a more engaging, non-threatening environment for kids. Hospital environments are especially cold, unfamiliar and scary to youngsters. As a designer, incorporating a custom wall mount for the diagnostic station is a great way to soften the experience […]

A Warm Welcome – Creating a Positive First Impression with Healthcare Lobbies

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

Studies show that a warm welcome goes a long way in one’s perception of quality of care. Creating a positive first impression with healthcare lobbies is the new “must” in healthcare design. Improve Patient Experience Lowly lobbies and stark, noisy waiting rooms are history. As healthcare organizations work to improve the patient experience, these spaces […]

Ceremonious Design

Ceremonious Design

A ceremony is a celebration of a particular event. When repeated it becomes a ritual significant in meaning. The design shown here is no exception. The trees shown here were designed by Tsoi/Kobus & Associates for the Cincinnati Children’s / UC Health Proton Therapy Center. They are very important indeed… Ceremony of Trees The trees shown in this […]

Project Spotlight: Yale New Haven Health Park Avenue Medical Center

Project Spotlight: Yale New Haven Health Park Avenue Medical Center

Using natural light as an intuitive wayfinding device is just one of the many reasons this project inspires! Recently, Shepley Bulfinch out of Boston, programmed, planned and designed the new 100,000-square-foot three-story facility shown here. The facility opened in May and creates a hub for a unified patient care campus and links existing radiation/oncology and medical […]

The Playground and Therapy Track at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Center

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

It’s no wonder that Hamilton Health Sciences’ new Ron Joyce Children’s Health Center in Ontario, Canada, recently earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification. The new design has too many features to list all at once. Here you can see the Playground and Therapy Track. The design-builder is PCL Constructors Inc. (Toronto). Run Wild The outdoor […]

A Hospital That Doesn’t Feel like a Hospital

One look at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, and it’s clear that something different is afoot. This hospital doesn’t feel like a hospital at all. Features The outside architecture features brightly colored fins, stacked buildings, rooftop gardens and balconies that jut out at different angles making the property  look less like a hospital […]