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Top Tips for Acing Virtual Hospital Construction Site Visits, Building Inspections

It goes without saying the COVID pandemic has hit the AEC industry hard. It impacted every aspect of construction. The supply chain of construction material was severely affected by lockdowns and restrictions. The number of construction workers, Read More …

Impact of Technology on Engineering, Design + Construction Post-COVID-19

Technology was changing the face of the engineering industry before COVID-19 and it will certainly play an even greater role in the design process after the pandemic ends. To survive in such a dynamic and turbulent environment, engineering firms will need to think bigger. Read More …

Researchers Investigate Impact of Actual, Virtual Nature on Cancer Patients

Researchers at Houston Methodist Cancer Center are exploring whether exposure to nature, through either a live garden or virtual reality, can alleviate pain and distress in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, possibly reducing the need for prescription narcotics. Read More …

Technology, Prefab Deliver New CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Shoreline Patient Care Tower

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. recently completed the CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – Shoreline, new patient care tower, located in Corpus Christi, Texas. The new tower, which broke ground in July 2016, was completed 41 days ahead of the contracted completion date. Part of the hospital’s master facility plan, Read More …

Phase II Expansion at Jefferson Health Cherry Hill Hospital Underway

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — CallisonRTKL has been engaged by Jefferson Health to provide design services for a new six-story bed tower at the health system’s Cherry Hill campus located in New Jersey. Read More …

Enhancing Healthcare Planning Through Virtual Reality

Healthcare facility planning is changing as virtual reality enables clients, users and owners to step into the planning process as never before. High-tech buzzwords – Revit, cloud, mobile apps, augmented reality and virtual reality – are becoming the transformative tools of the trade. Over the past few years, Read More …

Changing the Game with Virtual Reality

More than 600 studies link aspects of hospitals’ built environments to staff stress and effectiveness, patient safety, patient and family stress and healing, and improved overall healthcare quality and cost, according to research* conducted by Roger Ulrich and Craig Zimring. Read More …

Stantec Launches Second Virtual Reality Research Initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Following a successful research pilot, Stantec architectural designers are launching a secondary study to explore methods for integrating virtual reality technology with building design modeling. Read More …

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