Healthcare Architecture

Helping Serendipity Happen

A Q&A with Perkins+Will on designing healthcare environments and fostering breakthrough research.

Adjustable lighting schemes and a variety of treatment equipment provide personalized patient care in each of the seven primary vaults, which are designed to eliminate visual clutter. Except where noted, all images ©2017 Charles Davis Smith, AIAFor the past three years, Metropolis’s director of design innovation Susan S. Szenasy has been moderating Think Tank, a series of discussions with industry…

Metropolis Event – Designing for Movement – WantedDesign Manhattan

With health and wellness on most everyone’s mind, the designer’s role in fostering an active lifestyle becomes a new kind of challenge. And as the negative effects of sedentary work become ever clearer, health-focused design—whether in the form of variable height work surfaces, ergonomic furniture, or strategically located amenities—increasingly encourages movement as a path to fitness. Join us for a…

Navigating the Health-Care Trends of the 21st Century

As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talks to HKS, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas about the shifts occurring in the health-care industry.

As part of the Metropolis Think Tank series, Susan S. Szenasy talks to HKS, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas about the shifts occurring in the health-care industry.

Q&A: Design Advocacy, Master Builders, and Material Sustainability

Susan S. Szenasy talked with the principals of Houston-based Kirksey Architecture about design advocates and how material sustainability and building codes reflect regional conditions.

Susan S. Szenasy talked with the principals of Houston-based Kirksey Architecture about design advocates and how material sustainability and building codes reflect regional conditions.

Join Metropolis and KI's Twitterview on the Future of Healthcare

Metropolis will host a Q & A session with Susan S. Szenasy, the magazine’s publisher and editor in chief and and KI's Vice President of Healthcare Debbie Breunig. The conversation will take place on Twitter and users will be able to participate and follow along by using the hashtag #DesignForHealth.

Metropolis will host a Q & A session with Susan S. Szenasy, the magazine’s publisher and editor in chief and and KI’s Vice President of Healthcare Debbie Breunig. The conversation will take place on Twitter and users will be able to participate and follow along by using the hashtag #DesignForHealth.

How Do We Create Healing Spaces?

We see how living patterns are signs of healthy design solutions in this series of articles about the influence of patterns on living structures.

We see how living patterns are signs of healthy design solutions in this series of articles about the influence of patterns on living structures.

Site Visit: The Redevelopment of a Cleveland Corridor Links Art, Education, Healthcare and Communities

Cleveland's Uptown District highlights the role of anchor institutions in catalyzing community change. Euclid Avenue serves as "connective tissue," linking art, education, healthcare, and transportation.

Cleveland’s Uptown District highlights the role of anchor institutions in catalyzing community change. Euclid Avenue serves as “connective tissue,” linking art, education, healthcare, and transportation.