• 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

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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Arizona State University’s new Health Futures Center is an eco-friendly building with open learning environments to encourage collaboration between students, faculty and disciplines. CO’s design of the unique trapezoid facade decreases glare from sun exposure and provides proper daylight or shade for interior spaces.

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On April 25th, CO Architects was on hand to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Health Futures Center (HFC) for Arizona State University adjacent to the Phoenix Mayo Clinic Campus. The first building on a new ASU campus supporting the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University Alliance for Health Care, it will be a destination for top-quality health care research, professional education, industry interaction and treatment breakthroughs.

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CO’s design for these iconic, copper-clad education and research “sister buildings” on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus is featured this month in Metal Construction News. Learn why CO chose copper for the Sonoran Desert-inspired design of the Health Sciences Education Building and Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building for the University of Arizona- Phoenix.

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LACSI FEB 2019 Dinner  |  Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Don’t miss Principal James Simeo discuss how Northern Kentucky University is able to address a regional health crisis through its the state-of-the-art Health Innovation Center.

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The Center for Medical Education Innovation recently broke ground at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) in Kansas City, MO, to bolster the ever-evolving future of osteopathic medical education by using innovative simulation technology. The new, four-story, 56,000-square-foot facility provides flexible, state-of-the-art learning environments to offer students advanced education, while positioning the university as a progressive leader in the field. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2020.

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