• Health Sciences Education and Simulation

    We create collaborative and immersive health sciences and simulation environments that inspire the next generation of healthcare leaders.
  • Our Learning Environments

    We advance dynamic curricula and pedagogies with adaptable, technology-rich spaces that support creative learning.

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Meet our Leaders

Our innovative space programming ideas for the health sciences continually redefine the planning benchmarks and standards for educators and design professionals.

Learn more about our Health Sciences leaders

Jonathan Kanda Scott P. Kelsey Arnold Swanborn

In the News

Construction Specifier describes how CO Architects and Helix Architecture+Design balanced the use of glass, metal and brick to create an iconic presence on campus; the KUMC Health Education Building features a four-story glass ‘lantern’ box design glazed with high-performance glass.

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Check out this article by CO’s Eyal Perchik and Nazli Tatar in Healthcare Facilities Today about CO’s Virtual Operating Room Experience (VORE) app! VORE supports collaborative decision-making for high-value spaces, allowing designers and client team members to work together and reach a definitive consensus on specific design features.

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Check out this article on Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences‘ Center for Medical Education Innovation, completing this spring. KCU Dean Dr. Darrin D’Agostino gave a tour of the building using a tablet loaded with Enscape Panorama that CO created for the project.

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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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