When it comes to designing facilities for the care of persons with dementia in the U.S., there are no codes, standards, or even robust guidelines to follow. This is a problem that AJ Thomas and his peers at Corgan have set out to create guidelines for inpatient and outpatient dementia-friendly healthcare design.
Mark L. Spies: Designing for Behavioral Health—It’s Not Just a Job
Mark Spies, a principal at Stengel Hill Architecture, talks about the role architecture and design play in mental health and its positive impact on patients, staff, and designers.
Nathan Howell: Behavioral Healthcare Design for Resiliency & Connection
HKS Architects associate and project manager Nathan Howell and his colleagues have developed a different spin on the resilient design trend, considering not just the built space but the individual human perspective, as well.
Three Important Healthcare Design Trends That Are Here to Stay
These healthcare design trends have been around for some time, but they’re now receiving more support from manufacturers. What once was only an ideal is becoming reality.