• Medical Education and Simulation

    As medical schools continue to adapt—to new pedagogies, technologies and generations of students—so must the environments in which they teach and learn.
  • Our Learning Environments

    We are at the forefront of the dynamic curricular changes that have led to new learning, simulation and research environments.

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Meet our Leaders

Our programming and space planning standards are industry norms among medical educators and design professionals across the country.

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Jonathan Kanda Scott P. Kelsey L. Paul Zajfen Arnold Swanborn

In the News

The addition of the Health Innovation Center and the renovation of the adjoining Founders Hall at Northern Kentucky University creates a seamless complex for learning, collaboration and practice.

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CO’s Health Education Building for KUMC is “the poster child for the future of health-care education,” according to Architectural Digest.

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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.

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The recycled copper cladding of the Health Sciences Education Building on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus blends into the Southwestern landscape and acts as an innovative ‘sunscreen’ to mitigate extreme temperatures. Learn more about CO’s facade design strategies in Architizer’s latest feature.

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COworkers are giving four presentations at the 2018 AIA National Conference in New York City June 21-23.

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On the morning of Monday, June 4, Kansas City University officially broke ground on a $33 million facility designed to make the school’s Historic Northeast campus a hotbed of innovation for years to come.

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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.

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