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Nigerians receive plan created by LAND students for medical city

Nigerians receive LAND students’ plan for medical city

posted January 29, 2014
In an effort to raise Nigeria's health care standards, a Nigerian company is preparing to build a world-class medical service and research city based on a master plan created by graduate landscape architecture students at Texas A&M.
Architecture-for-health lectures eye leadership role in healthcare

CHSD's healthcare architecture lectures focus on leadership

posted January 16, 2014
A distinguished group of healthcare administrators and facility designers will discuss how leadership can elevate the level of care provided by the United States’ healthcare system at the Spring 2014 Architecture for Health Lecture Series at Texas A&M.
Italians embrace Rodiek’s survey for evaluating outdoor spaces

Italians using Rodiek’s 2007 outdoor survey

posted December 4, 2013
Graduate students in Italy, using a survey developed at Texas A&M’s Center for Health Systems & Design, found that many outdoor spaces in Milan nursing homes could benefit from improvements that increase residents' outdoor access.
Architecture-for-health lectures eyed integrated project delivery

Fall lecture series eyed integrated project delivery

posted August 23, 2013
The Fall 2013 Architecture-for-Health Lecture Series featured 13 presentations by luminaries from the design and construction industries focused on integrated project delivery — a collaborative design and construction process.
Ph.D. student’s new book offers healing garden design resource

Student writes healing garden design book

posted June 7, 2013
A new comprehensive evidence-based guide for designing healing gardens and therapeutic landscapes for healthcare facilities was co-authored by Naomi Sachs, a Ph.D. architecture student at Texas A&M.
Former head of urban planning department, Joe McGraw passes

McGraw's life to be celebrated June 17

posted June 6, 2013
Dr. Joseph J. McGraw, Professor Emeritus of the Texas A&M University College of Architecture and first head of the college's Department of Urban Planning, died Monday, June 3, 2013 in College Station. He was 86 years old.
Students create designs for children's healthcare facility

Students unveil children's health facility designs

posted April 22, 2013
Six design proposals for a 153,000 square-foot children’s outpatient health center in historic downtown Richmond, Va., will be unveiled by Texas A&M senior environmental design students at a 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 24.

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The Center for Health Systems & Design is a creation of the Colleges of Architecture and Medicine at Texas A&M University intended to promote research, innovation and communication in an interdisciplinary program that focuses on evidence-based health facility planning and design. Please browse our Web site for more information.