State-Of-The-Art Space for Children with Autism

Now Open! The first of its kind, state-of-the-art space for children with Autism. The clinic located in Dunwoody, Atlanta, Georgia officially opened on November 30th, 2016. This special clinic is the first of  it’s kind in the Atlanta metro area, and one of five total in Georgia. Here, the project team members of Early Autism Project […]

Thankful for Design

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Featured Artists and Inspirations

As this Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I’m overwhelmed by the gratitude of design and the opportunity I have to work in the healthcare design field. It is amazing to see design positively impact so many at a time that they need it the most. Good design is uplifting. It calms, soothes and heals. Beyond that, it works. […]

Good Samaritan Remodel

Posted by on Nov 18, 2016 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Good Samaritan Remodel

The photos shown here highlight an inspired project that took place in one of my favorite towns – Portland, Oregon. The Legacy Good Samaritan Emergency Department (ED) remodel inspires me because the architects, designers, administration and staff accomplished a very difficult thing. They managed to keep the emergency room open while the remodel was taking place. […]

County Health Center Complete

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
County Health Center Complete

Valley Health Center Valley Health Center Downtown in San Jose, Calif., has opened its doors. The 62,000-square-foot county health center is located on the grounds of the old San Jose Medical Center, which closed in 2004, and is owned and operated by Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Gardner Family Health Network. The facility provides […]

Designing Staff Spaces

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Designing Staff Spaces

In a series called Top Five, Healthcare Design Magazine asks leading healthcare design professionals to share leading healthcare design trends. Here, Deb Sheehan – executive director, client strategies leader, at CannonDesign (Chicago), shares one of her top five thoughts – the importance of designing staff spaces. See Deb’s remaining top five thoughts.  Renewed focus on employee spaces The […]

Words to Design By

Today’s architecture and design students need more than the right degree—they also need a broad set of skills and sound career advice. Here, university professors and designers share some words of wisdom that not only are helpful to those waiting to enter the field, but also serve as a reminder to those already working in […]

Generation Next: A Look Inside Healthcare Design Education

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in Featured Artists and Inspirations
Generation Next: A Look Inside Healthcare Design Education

The following article was written by Anne DiNardo, Senior Editor of Healthcare Design Magazine. I love this article because it resonates so well with modern healthcare design and speaks to the goals that I myself and my colleagues strife to achieve in our accreditation and designs. The article states that more architecture and design students are being […]