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Design students create new ideas for senior living

Design students create new ideas for senior living

postedThu, 21 Jul 2016
In a spring 2016 studio, Texas A&M environmental design students imagined a new generation of residential facilities for senior citizens in designs that feature walkability and emphasize community and connections with nature.
Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

Students to present concepts of Kenyan healthcare facilities

postedMon, 25 Apr 2016
Students will present design concepts for next-generation, Kenyan healthcare facilities April 26 at a conference aimed at improving healthcare for Africans by creating business relationships and partnerships between people in the U.S. and Africa.
Arch prof creates list of top health facility design principles

Arch prof creates list of top health facility design principles

postedMon, 28 Mar 2016
A clear client’s vision is one of 12 principles compiled by Kirk Hamilton, interim director of the Texas A&M Center for Health Systems & Design and professor of architecture, that lead to the creation of successful new healthcare facilities.
Lecture series to  focus on impact of healthcare trends

Lecture series to focus on impact of healthcare trends

postedFri, 22 Jan 2016
The latest developments in healthcare and their effects on the planning and design of world-class specialty hospitals will be discussed by health and design experts during the Spring 2016 Architecture-For-Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Students created  health clinics from shipping containers

Students created health clinics from shipping containers

postedThu, 12 Nov 2015
Volunteers for BUILD, a service organization led by Texas A&M construction science and environmental design students, transformed shipping containers into mobile medical clinics to serve people in need around the world, including Syrian refugees in Greece.

About CHSD

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