Corporate and Academic Labs: Learning from their Differences
Veterans of the lab planning, design, and construction process understand that there are essentially two different worlds that they can work in—academic and corporate. The technology and mission of an academic lab may be similar, or nearly the same, when
Resiliency, Adaptability & Scalability
SARS made an impression on the healthcare community of the hardest-hit countries, and accommodations for pandemics - including surge-and-flex facilities in hospitals - became a priority. For the U.S. it presented an opportunity to learn from others' misfortune and to
Working Hand In Hand
Many healthcare systems today rely on facility prototypes to deliver faster, more efficient new building projects. The complexity of modern hospitals is a driving factor in this trend. When difficult design challenges are addressed and resolved in one project, the
Ambulatory & Emergency Care Models
During the recent Third Annual California Hospital, Outpatient Facilities, & Medical Office Buildings Summit, our own Kevin Hinrichs, President of Taylor Design, co-presented on the topic of Ambulatory & Emergency Care Models alongside Peter Shih of San Mateo County and
Code Matters: Healthcare Door Accessibility + Life Safety Threats
Rules meant to protect people can sometimes have the opposite effect. Case in point: building code stipulations for door operating pressures designed to improve accessibility are actually creating a potentially life-threatening hazard for patients, visitors and staff alike.
Taylor Design Expands LA Presence, Hires Daniel Ortega, AIA
Taylor Design is expanding its Los Angeles presence and has hired leading healthcare design professional Daniel Ortega, AIA, to head the new downtown LA office. Ortega is a veteran Healthcare Market Sector leader in Los Angeles, with a career that
Taylor Design Announces Leadership Transition
Taylor Design is pleased to announce that Kevin Hinrichs, AIA, LEED AP, principal and Northern California office leader, is the firm’s new president. D. Randy Regier, AIA, ACHA, who served as president for the past 16 years, becomes Chairman of
Explaining Experiential Design’s Benefit for Healthcare Facilities
For healthcare interiors today, the marriage of experiential design with sustainable materials and practices creates an environment that aids in positive patient outcomes while furthering the business and social responsibility interests of the healthcare organization.