HEALTHCARE

  • Healthcare

    We believe that every healthcare project is an opportunity to advance the overall state of healthcare design
  • Our Buildings

    We design efficient, evidence-based environments that enhance human interaction, support caregivers, and produce positive patient outcomes.

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Meet our Leaders

We are experts in understanding, anticipating and innovating in today’s healthcare facilities environments.

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Tom Chessum Fabian Kremkus Eyal Perchik Gina Chang Jennifer Knudsen Kevin McCausland
  • We propose solutions that are durable rather than replaceable and that add value over time rather than realize only short-term economies.

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In the News

San Diego Medical Center is Kaiser Permanente’s next iteration of its Template Hospital strategy, designed over the past two decades to improve wellness, patient safety, operational efficiency, sustainability, and energy efficiency with interiors that are highly sensitive to the emotional and physical needs of both patients and personnel.

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Don Kim shares his passion designing for human life with healthcare architecture students on a construction tour of the Shriners For Children Medical Center Pasadena.

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CO Architects’ Principal Tom Chessum, FAIA, was recently featured in Healthcare Design Magazine. Tom shared his thoughts on “why the industry needs to rethink clinical work environments, the importance of building in community on the healthcare campus, and why partnering with non-traditional disciplines can spark innovation.”

Read the complete interview at Healthcare Design.

Kaiser Permanente’s newest San Diego Central Hospital campus features a 7 storied hospital building, an Energy Center and a 1400 space parking structure, all nestled within a full garden setting and slated to be completed in late 2016.

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The Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego embodies new models of providing care, clinical training and collaborating in an academic setting.

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Thomas Chessum discusses the importance of “establishing a framework in which flexibility can continue so the building itself has a life into the future.”

H&HN Daily