Phase III Begins! Hospital de Cancer de Barretos, Children’s Hospital

Phase III Begins! Hospital de Cancer de Barretos, Children’s Hospital

Many of you know that one of my most cherished projects is the children’s hospital – Hospital de Cancer de Barretos located in SP Brazil. Phase I and II completed in 2012 and 2013. I’ve just learned that Phase III for a Bone Marrow Transplant Center is underway and I have been asked back. I’m […]

Award-Winning Pediatric Center Now Open

Award-Winning Pediatric Center Now Open

Happy to announce that the award-winning pediatric center, Salah Foundation Children’s Hospital at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has wrapped up a $27.5 million renovation and expansion project. The multiphased project, which began in 2015, renovated inpatient and outpatient areas in various pediatric units across the hospital, including the addition of 30 new private rooms in the […]

Bringing Joy to Healthcare Spaces

Bringing Joy to Healthcare Spaces

In this Q+A, Healthcare Design talks with Ingrid Fetell Lee, designer and founder of The Aesthetics of Joy, on how to bring joy to healthcare spaces. I loved reading this interview and encourage all designers to do so. We often think of joy as something intangible but research proves that the built environment can have a direct effect on our […]

An Interview with Alise Robles, this Year’s HCD Rising Star

An Interview with Alise Robles, this Year’s HCD Rising Star

Each year, Healthcare Design Magazine (HCD) awards exceptional healthcare designers an award for their outstanding achievements so far and what they plan to do in the future. The interview below is particularly interesting because Alise Robles, this year’s rising star winner has an interesting view on how outside players such as Amazon will get into […]

Create an Engaging Environment with Supergraphics

Create an Engaging Environment with Supergraphics

Supergraphics are an exciting way to express the overall aesthetic of a project and create an engaging environment. These pieces are large-scale applied artwork that range in size from a few feet to the side of a building. However, to those unfamiliar with the printing process, introducing this design solution may seem intimidating and too […]

Behavioral Healthcare Design Improvements

Behavioral Healthcare Design Improvements

With a growing number of adults and adolescents in the U.S. being diagnosed with mental disorders, building and design teams are being called upon to design specialized psychiatric facilities where patients can be treated quickly, safely and with dignity. Stand-alone Behavior Healthcare Facilities are starting to pop up in communities throughout the country. What is […]

Finalists Chosen for Conceptual Design Competition Focused on Imagination and Innovation in Healthcare

Finalists Chosen for Conceptual Design Competition Focused on Imagination and Innovation in Healthcare

In its new conceptual design competition, Breaking Through, Healthcare Design challenged industry members to forget the usual rules and restrictions of healthcare design to answer the challenges they anticipate for the future of healthcare delivery. Unencumbered by codes, budgets, schedules, and so on, 43 teams ultimately submitted innovative design concepts. In the end, an elite jury of industry […]