Case studies of architectural firms designing sustainable hospitals.

Holistic Approach

WHR brings sustainability to Stamford Hospital. With their sheer size and nature of the work they do, hospitals are often imposing, anonymous structures that stand apart from the community. When… Read More
Posted in Design/Build, Features

Positive Space

Carolyn BaRoss, principal of Perkins + Will, discusses the design of the new Johns Hopkins Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and Sheikh Zayed Tower and how the facilities promote wellness for both patients and staff.

Healing Gardens

Take a walk through three health care landscapes that offer restorative properties for mind, body, soul—and the environment.

Baptist Health South Florida

Green efforts at Baptist Health focus on construction, transportation, energy, waste management and recycling, product procurement, communications and education, IT, and clinical.

Boulder Associates

Design leaders for health and aging, Boulder Associates is given the distinction of a Champion for Change Award this year through Practice Greenhealth’s Envrionmental Excellence Awards program.

Perkins + Will

A leader in the sustainable movement in health care, the firm pushes the limits of green design.

Commitment to Sustainability

Practice Greenhealth’s architect and engineer members help move the health care industry toward environmentally conscious and sustainable practices. The following are just a sampling of award-winning and notable architecture, engineering, and landscape design firms dedicated to the greening of health care facilities around the country.
Posted in Design/Build

The Future at Fort Bliss

HDR employs sustainable practices and evidence-based design for the new William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas.
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LEEDing the Way

Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital’s new Lunder Building, designed by NBBJ, achieves a LEED NC Gold rating while offering the latest technologies in patient care.
Posted in Design/Build, Waste