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LED Artwork Shines at Downtown Los Angeles Ostium Medical Hub

A newly developed healthcare campus just west of South Park, located in Los Angeles, California, now displays a multi-story LED cityscape artwork—Prelude-DTLA—which faces the I-10 West Freeway just west of the I-110/I-10. Read More …

4 Ways Hospital Projects Can Strengthen Neighborhoods

In many places across the U.S., hospitals and healthcare systems are the largest employers in their regions. But are they true engines of economic development for their communities? Not always. Their limited influence is often the consequence of outdated planning strategies and tax laws. Now a bottom-up demand is creating a market for a more responsive and proactive model of healthcare delivery, sparking a revolution that will directly impact the planning and land use strategies used on major hospital campuses. Let’s look at how this situation has developed, and outline some solutions to address it. Read More …

NexCore Brings Buck Creek Medical Plaza to Colorado’s Vail Valley

AVON and DENVER, Colo. – When NexCore Group broke ground on the new three-story, 48,400-square-foot Buck Creek Medical Plaza in Avon, Colorado more than a year ago, it realized a long-standing but rather elusive goal of building a new healthcare facility that uses 21st century delivery models Read More …

Design in City: Ambulatory care tactics for the modern healthcare consumer

Ambulatory care providers in urban settings operate in an increasingly competitive environment. Especially in large cities, people often have a choice between healthcare facilities close to home, work or other frequent destinations. Thanks to smartphones and mobile apps like ZocDoc, there’s also a world of information at our fingertips. Read More …

Creating Connections: Designing health facilities that enhance the life of a city

Urban health facilities are as varied and vibrant as the people they serve. From small clinics to large medical centers, these facilities are designed and built for efficiency, comfort, convenience and quality care. They are also carefully interwoven into the fabric of urban life. Read More …

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