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.