Conceptual designs of a “health hub,” an emerging healthcare facility concept that emphasizes illness prevention as well as treatment, were unveiled recently by Texas A&M environmental design students at public events in Dallas and on campus.
Faculty and graduate student researchers in the Texas A&M College of Architecture have developed a new method to calculate proposed health care facility space requirements that overcome significant limitations of previously established procedures.
Leading healthcare designers and administrators will explore the built environment’s effect on health and hospital facility design in the spring 2018 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at the Texas A&M College of Architecture.
Design concepts for a new, modern breast treatment center at Dallas’ Parkland Hospital were presented Dec. 4 by graduate and undergraduate Texas A&M environmental design students in the fourth-floor review space at the Langford Architecture Center.
Two former students pledged gifts to the Texas A&M Foundation to create a faculty chair honoring George J. Mann, professor of architecture, who has led healthcare design studios at the university for 51 years.
Leading U.S. healthcare experts will discuss how technology can improve healthcare delivery and contain costs in a nation with shifting healthcare demographics and economics in the Fall 2017 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Leading designers and facility planners will address healthcare issues and opportunities associated with Texas’ growing population and changing demographics in the spring 2017 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at the Texas A&M College of Architecture.
Graduate Texas A&M architecture students created a variety of design concepts for a new College Station campus health center to serve an enrollment projected by the state to reach 70,000 students by 2025.
Arsalan Gharaveis, a Texas A&M architecture Ph.D. student, is investigating the impact of physician-nurse interactions on emergency room patient care with help from a $7,500 Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation Legacy Fellowship.
Healthcare facility architects and administrators will address the design implications of population health, an approach aimed at improving healthcare outcomes for all population groups, during the Fall 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series.
Ray Pentecost, one of the nation’s foremost advocates and practitioners of healthcare facility evidence-based design, has been named director of the Texas A&M Center for Health Systems and Design by Jorge Vanegas, dean of the university’s College of Architecture.
For his many achievements as a healthcare facility designer and educator, Kirk Hamilton, professor of architecture, earned the Changemaker award from the Center for Health Design, a group of designers and healthcare professionals.
In a spring 2016 studio, Texas A&M environmental design students imagined a new generation of residential facilities for senior citizens in designs that feature walkability and emphasize community and connections with nature.