Monday, 28 October 2013
Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Specialty Center in Detroit is designed and built to create a culture of wellness for a new generation of children in Detroit. That’s the gist of “An environment for healing,” a feature on the Center that appears in the October 2013 issue of CAM magazine. The Construction Association of Michigan profiled the Specialty Center as one of its Projects of the Year.
The article focuses on the design and delivery of this high-impact project. In the words of Shepley principal Elise Woodward, ...[more]
Tuesday, 1 February 2011
What are the benefits – and challenges – facing architecture firms seeking to advance knowledge-based design by conducting facility evaluations on their own projects? Angela Watson and Mardelle Shepley discuss the process for practitioner-focused facility evaluation (PFE) in the Design & Health Scientific Review section of the January 2011 issue of World Health Design.
In the article, Angela and Mardelle present a study conducted using different methods of practitioner-focused facility evaluation, drawing information from Shepley Bulfinch projects at Concord Hospital; Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care (including the ...[more]
Monday, 9 August 2010
In his article in the August issue of Health Facilities Management, Bill Mead discusses the financial, physical, and operational factors to be considered when making decisions regarding the renovation/expansion or replacement of a hospital facility.
By way of example Bill presents the cases of the replacement campus for Sherman Hospital in Elgin, Illinois, and the bed tower expansion for Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
Health Facilities Management article
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
A number of Shepley Bulfinch’s current and recent healthcare clients came out high in the 2010 rankings in US News & World Report’s annual survey of US hospitals and pediatric hospitals. The survey ranks the top 30 adult and pediatric facilities in each of ten specialty areas.
Those honored in 2010 include Massachusetts General Hospital (a repeat in the survey’s ‘honor roll’); the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Centers; Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Lahey Clinic; and Yale-New Haven Hospital. Shepley Bulfinch just completed Smilow Cancer Hospital at ...[more]