Category: Healthcare

Renovated Psychiatric Center Design Improvements Tour

The Missouri Psychiatric Center recently completed a $13 million dollar renovation of the 50-year old building, now owned by the University of Missouri Health Care System…


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Safety Measures for Furnishing Patient Rooms in Behavioral Health Facilities

In addition to the potential safety hazards of using standard furniture in patient bedrooms, fixtures and other elements such as window coverings and hardware also warrant…

6 Key Building Attributes for Psychiatric Hospitals and Treatment Facilities

Behavioral health care facilities are among the most regulated of building types, according to the Whole Building Design Guide, a program of the National Institute of…

“Old Behind Bars” Report Outlines Dilemmas Facing State and Federal Government to House Burgeoning Population of Geriatric and Special Needs Inmates

Incarcerated people aged 65 and older are straining state and federal prison facilities in ways that go beyond the staggering costs of medical care alone. In…

The Role of Color in Healing Environments

Today’s leading healthcare architects and design professionals are incorporating principles of “evidence-based design” to create environments that can deliver state-of-the-art medicine and technology while meeting the…