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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

Certificate of Need in the Competitive Healthcare Market

Posted by Fady Barmada on Mar 04, 2016

With limited resources and burgeoning cost structures, the success of a healthcare project is increasingly determined by the degree of clinical program and scope alignment with established..

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Topics: Healthcare Design, Lean Design, certificate of need

The Evolving Processes of Lean Design and Construction

Posted by Guest Contributor on Feb 10, 2015

Concurrent with completing the largest Ambulatory Surgery Center on the East Coast, I had the opportunity to present our success with Building Information Modeling at the 16th Annual Lean...

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Topics: Knowledge Sharing, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Lean Design

Design Creativity in Lean and Six Sigma Methodologies

Posted by Guest Contributor on Oct 17, 2014

On the surface, the notion of design creativity seems diametrically opposed to the systematic rigor in Lean and Six Sigma. However, a deeper look at design creativity or the creation of design,.....READ MORE

Topics: Continuous Improvement, Healing Environment, Lean Design, Design Approach, Lean Six Sigma

Healthcare Rapid Lean Design Event Process

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on Jul 18, 2014

Array Architects conducts Rapid Lean Design Events geared to help clients quickly assess their current condition, map out patient flows impacted by the process, identify areas for improvement or.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Design

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