Our clash prevention process provides useful information to the design team to improve our projects’ constructability and improves design team coordination. The value that clash prevention brings hinges on how useful the clash report is to the team.
Technology has streamlined many aspects of design, but it also levels the playing field in some respects. As designers, our personal creative abilities, being able to think, draw, and communicate our ideas, are what set us apart from others who may have the same technology.
Virtual reality is becoming increasingly common in the design process, essentially bridging the gap between "the proposed" and "the real."
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.