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Using an Overbuild Approach to Increase Capacity and Capability

Posted by Marsha Whitt on May 14, 2019

Overcrowding and constrained capacity are common problems facing our healthcare clients. When we're engaged to overcome these hurdles, Array's Lean, process-led approach helps us find the most.....READ MORE

Topics: overbuild, Healthcare Architecture, robert wood johnson

How Value Stream Mapping and PDSA Ignited my Onboarding Process Improvement Journey

Posted by Nancy Erb on May 01, 2019

When I joined Array in 2013, our accounting team handled new hire paperwork and general orientation during each employee’s first day. Within my first three months, hiring began to pick up as the.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean, Operational transformation

Benefits of Designing with a Topographically-Accurate Site Model

Posted by Darren Conlen on Apr 11, 2019

Originally published in Healthcare Construction + Operations, May 2018

Over the past decade, new software has enabled architects to integrate the processes of building design and documentation...

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Topics: Built Environment, site

Why Junior Architects Should Participate in Construction Administration

Posted by Wil Soriano on Apr 04, 2019

Array’s Mind the Gap event, which provides an opportunity for students to explore healthcare design, is days away. The event has influenced me to reflect on my formative experience as an architect.....READ MORE

Topics: Mind the Gap, construction administration, tips for junior architects

Innovations in Ambulatory Care Design and Delivery

Posted by Jeffrey Drucker on Mar 17, 2019

With so many moving parts, designing an ambulatory care center requires an innovative approach. Balancing elements such as specialty physician practices, same-day surgery and physical therapy make.....READ MORE

Topics: Ambulatory Care, Repurposing Building for Ambulatory Care Center

The Role of Design in a Changing Healthcare Environment

Posted by Jonathan Wilch on Mar 11, 2019

For anyone who is involved with the healthcare industry, the feeling of uncertainty is evident. What is the future of the Affordable Care Act? How can quality care be provided in an age where.....READ MORE

Topics: Process-Led Design, Operational transformation, changing healthcare environment

Integrated Project Delivery: Teamwork Success Stories

Posted by Ray Corby on Mar 08, 2019

There are many articles online about the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) method, many of which extol promises of budget control, schedule achievement, and a wide range of other benefits. This.....READ MORE

Topics: Planning, Architecture, Healthcare Design, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Integrated Project Design/Delivery (IPD)

Horton Hears A Woof! - A Teacup Pup Doghouse

Posted by Ionex Cruz-Sanyet on Mar 04, 2019

For the third year, Array Architects participated in the Bark + Build Doghouse Design/Build Competition in Dallas, TX. Our local Dallas office partnered this year with Vaughn Construction. Array’s 

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A Deeper Look at Robert Wood Johnson's Ambulatory Building Expansion

Posted by Marsha Whitt on Feb 06, 2019

How do healthcare facilities managers ensure optimal patient flow, prevent overcrowding and set the stage for continued service line expansion? Renovation and expansion are critical tools in.....READ MORE

Topics: ASC expansion, New Jersey Healthcare Architects, robert wood johnson, ambulatory building design

Architecture Shaping the Behavioral Healthcare Environment of Care

Posted by Walter Ksiazak on Feb 02, 2019

I was introduced to healthcare architecture while contributing to the completion of a new adult inpatient behavioral center that redefined how a patient’s environment of care can enhance their.....READ MORE

Topics: Healing Environment, Behavioral Health Design