Warehouse Transformation

Posted by on Apr 24, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Warehouse Transformation

Stanford Children’s Health (a division of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and the Stanford School of Medicine) recently opened a new pediatric clinic in Emeryville, California. They transformed an industrial warehouse from the 1940’s into a clinic where children can get quality care in a more comforting atmosphere. The theme of the facility is “under-the-sea”. […]

A Hospital Designed by Children….

Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
A Hospital Designed by Children….

What happen’s when you let your patients – which in this case are children assist in the redesign of a hospital?  Something extraordinary! Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, UK did just that and is set to reveal and open in the summer of 2015.   The following post is from BDP’s site and may be seen […]

Doorway to Design…

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Doorway to Design…

Designers, architects, facility planners, and owners have a lot of details to cover on every project—decisions that impact a patient’s health and experience. At the top of that list is remembering who you’re designing for and knowing that patient’s journey—from the parking lot to an exam or procedure room and back out again. Below is […]

Desert Flower

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Desert Flower

The following information is an excerpt from an article written by Tera Tuten about the Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals in the U.S. in 2012.   The original was published on Soliant Health Blog and may be seen here. A delightful LED-infused “desert flower” theme with a fantastical “waterfall” of light puts anxious patients at ease. […]

Colorful Hospital Floors

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Colorful Hospital Floors

A painted floor instantly brightens any space. And, it’s a fun conversation piece. It can help define spaces and create walkways… A painted floor withstands everyday use and is easy to maintain; just mop with soap and water.  

Just for Kids. Passport to Discovery…

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Just for Kids. Passport to Discovery…

Resembling a children’s museum much more than a pediatric hospital, the  University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital is a sight to behold… Outside, a color metal façade and color-changing LEDs attract the eye, while inside, a “Passport to Discovery” adventure beckons children on a journey throughout the themed floors and corridors to collect stamps on their […]

How To Design A ‘Smart’ Hospital

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
How To Design A ‘Smart’ Hospital

The content for the following post was originally posted on HealthCareDesignMagazine.com. The full article  may be seen here. Healthcare architects and designers have a unique opportunity to unite architecture and technology by creating dynamic and engaging settings that cater to the individualized needs of patients and identifying opportunities for staff and administrators that broaden treatment […]