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IMMERSIVE DESIGN: Enhancing the Emotional Content of Lean Design

Posted by Kent Doss on Sep 28, 2012

 

The text below is a condensed version of Kent Doss’s White Paper, “IMMERSIVE DESIGN: Enhancing the Emotional Content of Lean Design.”

The operational (and associated long-term fiscal) benefits.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Lean, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, hospitals, Architects, Sustainability, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Lean Design

Custom Millwork for Intuitive & Responsive Healthcare: Introduction

Posted by Guest Contributor on Sep 14, 2012

Impact of Millwork Design

When designing the interiors of a healthcare facility, there are a myriad of opportunities to create, affect and improve the experience, functionality and outcomes for.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, renovation, hospitals, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

Building Information Modeling – It’s Not Just for Clash Detection

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on Sep 14, 2012

While Building Information Modeling (BIM) is widely accepted as a means to improve our construction documents and aid in field coordination, I saw little value to my teams during the early design.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), renovation, hospitals, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Integrated Project Design/Delivery (IPD)

Designing the Building Envelope for an Accelerated IPD Process

Posted by Kent Doss on Sep 04, 2012

This article was co-written by Kent Doss, AIA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Jon Sell, a Designer and Planner at Array Architects.

On the heels of our presentation on the.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Advisory Services, Integrated Project Design/Delivery (IPD)

Why I Became a Healthcare Architect

Posted by Ryan Keszczyk on Aug 21, 2012

As for most seniors in high school, deciding which college to attend was one of the hardest life decisions I had to make up to that point. I knew very little about what type of college I wanted.....READ MORE

Topics: furniture, Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), Charity Hospital, hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

Workspace Design: Similarities Between Healthcare and Office Environments

Posted by Guest Contributor on Aug 16, 2012

My name is Melissa Carnival, LEED AP ID+C, and in the interest of full disclosure, I am a former employee of Array, having been hired after interning there while attending college. I very much.....READ MORE

Topics: furniture, Architecture, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

How to Get the Most Out of Pebble Project and Planetree Participation

Posted by Guest Contributor on Aug 14, 2012

Being an interior designer with an architectural firm that strictly focuses on healthcare, I have the opportunity to work with several of the leading organizations in healthcare design. As the.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, pebble, Healthcare Design, Interior Design, hospitals, Architects, Sustainability, Planetree, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare

Towards a New Healthcare Architecture – Part 3 of 3

Posted by Noah Tolson on Aug 08, 2012

In my first post, I focused on actions that healthcare organizations can take. In my second post, my focus expanded to include other stakeholders in the healthcare debate.In this post regarding.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Advisory Services

Towards a New Healthcare Architecture – Part 2 of 3

Posted by Noah Tolson on Aug 06, 2012

In my previous post, I focused on actions that healthcare organizations can take. In this post, the focus widens to include other stakeholders in the healthcare debate:

Exceed Expectations:

As.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Advisory Services

Towards a New Healthcare Architecture - Part 1 of 3

Posted by Noah Tolson on Aug 02, 2012

It has been just over a month since the Supreme Court deemed The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) constitutionally sound, and I recommend that we stop debating about whether it is.....READ MORE

Topics: Architecture, Healthcare Design, Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals, Architects, Continuous Improvement, Healthcare, Advisory Services