Mind the Gap: Healthcare Architecture Through Practice & Education

Posted by Jennifer Matthews on Apr 20, 2017

Saturday, April 1st, 2017, Array Architects hosted its first Mind the Gap event at the Herman Miller Showcase Room in Washington, DC. The event’s intention was to introduce design-based students.....READ MORE

Topics: healthcare design, healthcare interiors, Mind the Gap, Healthcare Architecture

Four Parts of the Pediatric Inpatient Unit of the Future: Part 2

Posted by Lisa Lipschutz on Apr 19, 2017

As mentioned in Part I of my Pediatric Patient Room of the Future blog, the patient and their families, as well as the potential of rapidly-changing technology, dictates that flexibility in all.....READ MORE

Topics: pediatrics, Healing Environment, inpatient unit

Key Factor for Success in Lean Building Design

Posted by Ray Corby on Mar 27, 2017

It is overwhelming how many books, articles and blogs there are about Lean and Six Sigma. Google “Lean Six Sigma” and there are more than two million results. But I haven’t found anything yet that.....READ MORE

Topics: lean design, learned expectations, value stream mapping

Geospatial Healthcare Planning

Posted by Carl Davis on Mar 22, 2017

Array Architects’ technology division, Array Analytics, an innovative Software as a Service (SaaS) solution provider for the healthcare industry, has partnered with Esri, a global market leader in.....READ MORE

Topics: geospatial healthcare planning, Array Analytics, Esri

Preparing for DOH Inspections

Posted by Ron Evitts on Mar 14, 2017

Healthcare projects in New York State involving new construction and renovation typically require application to and inspection by the New York State Department of Health (DOH). From the New York.....READ MORE

Topics: deficiencies, department of health inspection, codes, code due diligence

Emergency Department Master Planning

Posted by Katia Lu on Feb 28, 2017

No matter the size, scope or phase of a project, each one can benefit from Array’s process-driven lean design approach; even when the project is a departmental master plan. Thinking about our.....READ MORE

Topics: master planning, case study, ED

Ambulatory Care Trends - New England & Beyond

Posted by Jennifer O'Donnell on Feb 17, 2017

Two months ago, I posted a blog about a roundtable with Boston-area hospital leaders. Two major takeaways were the ambulatory care trends in the industry and the challenges about expanding......READ MORE

Topics: ambulatory care, healthcare, trends

The Path to Architecture Licensure

Posted by Jennifer Matthews on Feb 07, 2017

As an emerging professional in the field of architecture, I find that the most rewarding experiences come from the ability to make a difference in the lives we serve and the future of the.....READ MORE

Topics: Licensure, architecture, ARE, AIA, Emerging Professionals, Scholarship

Why Are Standards Not Standardized?

Posted by Alec Higinbotham on Jan 30, 2017

In my professional experience, I've come across numerous office cultures and ways of doing things. I've always wondered how hundreds of hours might be spent developing documentation and procedural.....READ MORE

Topics: quality control, continuous improvement, Standards

Converting a Med/Surg Unit to Suit Behavioral Health Standards

Posted by Jon Sell on Jan 20, 2017

As part of a multi-site Behavioral Health Initiative (BHI) for Mercy Health, Array converted a shuttered med/surg floor at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky. This project was not without the.....READ MORE

Topics: patient environment, case study, behavioral design

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