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?
As we continue to live, work, play, and heal in interior environments – supporting our basic needs for shelter and safety – it is imperative that we maintain focus on our innate yearning for exposure to nature.
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 we await a vaccine for the coronavirus, we're all looking for a "meanwhile" solution to protect us systemically. Who is better suited to help advance these ideas than the design community?
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.
The outbreak of COVID-19 does not necessarily reveal a shortage in beds but instead an opportunity to use beds more efficiently. With that in mind, we have developed a list of the top 10 issues that will influence healthcare facility design in the years to come.