• 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.

Learn more about our Medical Education leaders >

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

In the News

CO designed a simulation center on the 7th floor of University of Arizona’s new Health Sciences Innovation Building where students will get hands-on training for real life scenarios. 

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AAMC Learn Serve Lead 2019 | November 8 – 12, 2019

Stop by CO’s booth at the Association of American Medical Colleges Learn Serve Lead 2019 Annual Meeting to learn more about our medical and health sciences education projects and meet CO Principals Scott Kelsey and Jonathan Kanda.

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We are honored that the University of Kansas Medical Center Health Education Building designed by CO with Associate Architect, Helix Architecture + Design, has received an American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum.

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In designing University of Kansas Medical Center’s Health Education Building with Helix Architecture + Design, CO balanced the use of brick, glass and metal to create a contemporary and iconic facility that stands out – yet fits in. Read the current issue of Architectural Products Magazine to learn more.

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CO’s innovation in custom millwork is highlighted in the design of the Health Innovation Center at Northern Kentucky University. This Construction Specifications Institute article describes how the atrium and social stair feature set a new standard for wood features in commercial construction. Check out the article for more.

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We are proud to announce that CO’s designs for the Health Education Building at the University of Kansas Medical Center received accolades in the Beyond LA category and the Student Services Building at Cal Poly Pomona received accolades in the Education category of the Los Angeles Business Council’s 2019 Architecture Awards.

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AEC Next explains how CO used Dassault Systemes’ 3D Generative Innovator platform to design the trapezoidal-shaped undulating facade of Arizona State University’s Health Futures Center using real-time geometric feedback. The building is not just unique looking, but functional, as it is intended for energy efficiency and occupant comfort.

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