Facility

What is the perfect color for your facility's design?

December 17, 2014     James M. Hunt, AIA
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Many people seem to think they have the ultimate answer on which color scheme is right for all facilities, but the problems with this idea are many.

The design of physical spaces can have a profound effect on human engagement

November 20, 2014     Kevin Turner
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TV and jigsaw puzzles are an attempt to artificially create the visible attributes of engagement without creating real, meaningful connection.

New Seattle Children's behavioral health unit aims to add capacity

November 18, 2014     Megan Combs, Associate Editor
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The behavioral health unit had been operating at 100 percent capacity for several years, and the decision was made to expand it as part of the remodel project

Centerstone facility integrates behavioral, primary care

October 28, 2014     Margie Monin Dombrowski
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A new facility for Centerstone of Tennessee ties primary and behavioral healthcare to create a unified space and continuum of care for patients of all ages.

Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital rebuilds after hurricane

October 24, 2014     Brian Albright
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The primary challenge was not the design itself, but completing a functional, welcoming facility on a fast-track schedule with input from dozens of stakeholders 

Pay attention to the psychology of color

September 19, 2014     Cameron Forte
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Consider three approaches that will make color work within your facility's interior design

Why are best practices so elusive in Behavioral Healthcare?

September 2, 2014     Kevin Turner
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Variety is the fertile ground where innovation is possible, so be flexible in your designs

The evolution of behavioral healthcare facilities and emerging trends

August 25, 2014     Megan Combs
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At the Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit (BHLS), architects Jim Hunt and Kevin Turner discussed the evolution of BH facility design. 
 

Austin Oaks design preserves site’s heritage oak trees

August 20, 2014     Jill Sederstrom
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Part of the appeal of the site is the large heritage oak trees, but they made planning the building's layout a difficult proposition

Design thinking and industry knowledge can find solutions together

August 15, 2014     Kevin Turner
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As a designer of treatment spaces, I feel deeply connected to the behavioral healthcare community, even while I feel like an outsider.

Design recommendations for behavioral health outpatient facilities

August 7, 2014     Doug Bazuin and Cheri Hicks
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Coordinated care is expanding as an approach to treating behavioral health patients, as evidenced by a project undertaken by Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Michigan.

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