The new $754 million Wishard Health Services Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital is a product of the extensive collaboration of a team of more than 40 design firms, architects, landscape architects, engineers and consultants aimed at providing a groundbreaking health care facility to the community of Indianapolis.
Perkins+Will making strides to create green, healthy health care facilities to promote the healing of patients and pave a new path for sustainable hospital design. The global architecture and design firm has completed 21 LEED health care projects, nine of which are hospitals.
In the past, designing security systems in health care settings — defined for this article as the electronic systems providing video surveillance (CCTV), access control and intrusion detections — was often overlooked during the design process.
Suburban strip malls have seen urgent care clinics emerge where retail stores and restaurants once stood. And in downtown office towers, it’s not uncommon these days to find scrubs and clogs in with the suits and ties.