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Introducing Architecture Professor William Conway's Book: Everyday Spaces of Healthcare

Everyday Spaces of Healthcare is a new collection of case studies by College of Design architecture Professor William F. Conway, FAIA.


In the book, Professor Conway reviews problems and possibilities facing designers and clients in a select series of contemporary healthcare facilities. His case studies introduce readers to innovative approaches to four familiar territories: gardens, pathways, waiting areas, and retail environments. The research recognizes the benefits that can accrue from attention to them, and presents findings for those in the healthcare design industry. Full Story





Hospital Gown Design Earns Apparel Students Linsey Gordon & Silvia Guttmann First Place and $25,000 Prize

College of Design apparel students Linsey Gordon and Silvia Guttmann were awarded first place, and a $25,000 Fellowship Grant, by the Park Nicollet Foundation, during the "Project Better Gown" competition over the weekend. Full Story

 

Adequate housing integral to well-being

Adequate housing is integral to the well-being of individuals and communities, be they senior citizens in Hong Kong or residents of rural America, as research under way by Associate Professor Ann Ziebarth and her colleagues shows. Full story

 

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