Architects and designers are immersed in a challenge to create healthier built environments that address the coronavirus pandemic concerns. This challenge is reshaping our design approach both immediately and long-term.
What design opportunities are there for healthcare facilities to help mitigate patient and visitor concerns during this transition and in a post-COVID-19 world?
Inpatient mental health facilities should be planned and designed in a manner to mitigate and respond to surge events. Work with your architecture and design team on planning and design strategies while developing your next inpatient healthcare facility.
While face-to-face meetings with a client may still be preferable, the flexibility that’s been forced upon at this time has made us think about how the way we’re working now might be adapted in the future.
As we continue to help clients with their ability to prepare for or deal with patient care surges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to share the influences we expect will impact design trends in the future.
The appropriate mechanical design solution for normal hospital operating protocol will need to be balanced against the reality of a pandemic response that presents a different series of patient care requirements.
By Luke Carlson, AIA, NCARB, Project Architect Your team is working extremely hard, but it seems like no progress is being made. Project team members are highly skilled but not unmanageable. The project is complex but not overly difficult. The [...]