Essential to the success of the contemporary medical school is its facility’s ability to adapt to changes in medical curriculum and pedagogy, and for the program spaces to support multiple functions. Innovative solutions to traditional medical education space planning will result in a building able to flex to various scaled activities in a single space. Designing for change will create a facility that is durable, enduring and sustainable, demonstrating a prudent use of an institution’s physical, financial and human resources.
The Health Education Building at the University of Kansas Medical Center is a new academic medical and health sciences training facility that creates literal and figurative connections at all scales: across Kansas and the KU campuses, among schools and curricula, between the past and present, and most importantly, between people.
As designers we are constantly searching for inspiration to motivate our projects. Learn how CO Architects used a building’s historical characteristics as influence for modern details in this journal entry from Rachel Jordan.
Learn more about the connection between neuroscience and architecture in our latest journal entry from Fallon Lebedowicz.
The largest commercial interiors show in North America celebrates its 49th year as the premiere platform showcasing cutting edge design.
Associate Principal and Senior Laboratory Planner Jennifer Swedell recaps her first day with CO and the growth of the Freshman Research Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin.
How are they going to build that? Project Architect Tanner Clapham and Director of Digital Design and Technology Nuri Miller take a closer look at translating complex geometry for construction in the field.