Healthcare Architecture

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.

Design Excellence 2015: Part 2

In this second installment, representatives from the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, and the American Society of Landscape Architects discuss how cities can serve as innovation "laboratories."

In this second installment, representatives from the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, and the American Society of Landscape Architects discuss how cities can serve as innovation “laboratories.”

What Do Comics Have to Do with Medicine?

The Graphic Medicine conference showed how comics traverse the Worlds of Wellness and Illness, using a visual language of memory and malleable time.

“I believe this medium is the new literacy in this country. Words themselves are not able to keep up with the speed of information. This combination of words and images will continue to grow and it will dominate.”                         —Will Eisner, father of the modern graphic novel  What do comics have to do with medicine, you ask? The Johns Hopkins…

Health and Welfare Trends in Healthcare Design

Course# Met111 This course is AIA/CES registered for 1LU / HSW. The design of a healthcare facility has an impact on health and wellbeing of both patients and doctors. The Bloorview Kids Rehab center in Toronto, ON, and the Prentice Women’s Hospital in Chicago, IL are two beautiful examples of facilities where design moves promote healing. The articles “Health and…