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Supporting Candidates Through the Architectural Experience Program

Posted by Guest Contributor on May 16, 2017

The Architectural Experience Program (AXP), formerly known as the Intern Development Program (IDP), is a program by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards that facilitates.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture Licensure, AXP

Mind the Gap: Healthcare Architecture Through Practice & Education

Posted by Guest Contributor 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

Key Factor for Success in Lean Building Design

Posted by Guest Contributor 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

Emergency Department Master Planning

Posted by Guest Contributor 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, Emergency Services, case study

The Path to Architecture Licensure

Posted by Guest Contributor 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

A Case for Adaptive Reuse in Healthcare

Posted by Guest Contributor on Jan 10, 2017

There are a variety of factors informing a healthcare system's decision to expand its outpatient service offering...READ MORE

Topics: Management Series, site selection, Adaptive Reuse

A Growing Need for Critical Access Hospitals

Posted by Guest Contributor on Dec 09, 2016

I recently read on the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) website that 66 rural hospitals have closed since 2010. The closure rate is increasing. It was six times higher in 2015 than in.....READ MORE

Topics: critical access

Importance of Ambulatory Site Selection and Evaluation

Posted by Guest Contributor on Nov 29, 2016

As the healthcare landscape shifts, many providers are delivering care in innovative ways. With the goal of integrating into their patients daily lives, providers are also searching for new,.....READ MORE

Topics: real estate, Ambulatory Care

From Mowing the Lawn to Designing Hospitals

Posted by Guest Contributor on Nov 07, 2016

I know what you’re thinking, how did mowing the lawn lead to me designing hospitals?


Topics: Healthcare Design, patient experience

Improving Senior Design at the Center for Successful Aging

Posted by Guest Contributor on Oct 12, 2016

MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital is located in an area of Baltimore with an increasing number of baby boomer age residents. Patients approaching retirement or already retired have become the.....READ MORE

Topics: talk room, Health and Wellness