Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Designing for children and families is about enabling the very best that medicine can offer, creating the very best environments for caretakers, patients and families in stressful circumstances, and creating the opportunity for connection to community to promote the underlying determinants of wellness as a foundation for life.

  • Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    Designing healthcare spaces for kids: Infusing a sense of exploration and curiosity

    It’s possible to maintain a youthful sense of whimsy while staying realistic and on-budget for your project

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  • How quality of space in NICU design means focusing on the family first

    How quality of space in NICU design means focusing on the family first

    Our design provides maximum support and privacy for the family to encourage close connections and bonding between the NICU patient and family.

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  • Want to design an infant ICU? Ask their parents what they need.

    Want to design an infant ICU? Ask their parents what they need.

    Engaging within our communities isn’t just a good thing to do. It makes us, as designers, better at our job - and isn't that the point?

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  • Creating child-friendly healthcare spaces: Five goals for success

    Creating child-friendly healthcare spaces: Five goals for success

    Children often accompany parents or grandparents in medical settings; what can we do to address their unique needs?

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  • Healthcare design that cares for the whole child

    Healthcare design that cares for the whole child

    Three creative approaches to designing for children’s health

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  • The Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre: Designing a pediatric facility

    The Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre: Designing a pediatric facility

    A client-focused design approach delivers a contextual and supportive healthcare facility for all Hamiltonians.

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  • Prefab lab systems: Concepts to optimize construction, maintenance, and flexibility

    Prefab lab systems: Concepts to optimize construction, maintenance, and flexibility

    Prefabricating multiple elements in the new Yale University Science Building eases construction and helps future-proof the research laboratory

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Embracing new technology to improve design

    From the Design Quarterly: Embracing new technology to improve design

    Parametric design, virtual reality, and integrated 3D are changing the approach to design—and it’s resulting in better buildings

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  • Published in Canadian Architect: Dialog and Stantec tout healthcare innovation at Calgary Cancer Centre

    Published in Canadian Architect: Dialog and Stantec tout healthcare innovation at Calgary Cancer Centre

    Dialog, Stantec, and PCL are collaborating as one team on the new $1.4 billion cancer care facility and academic center currently being built in Calgary

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  • HFM Magazine: 9 ways Northwestern Memorial Hospital's design was ahead of its time

    HFM Magazine: 9 ways Northwestern Memorial Hospital's design was ahead of its time

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  • From the Design Quarterly: Why should design firms leverage gaming engines?

    From the Design Quarterly: Why should design firms leverage gaming engines?

    The Digital Practice group borrows tech from the video game world to solve design challenges

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  • Virtual Reality at Stantec

    Virtual Reality at Stantec

    Bringing design to life through virtual reality.

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  • Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Take the time to create a mock-up of your new space—or face the consequences

    Seven aspects of healthcare design mock-ups you need to know right now

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  • Mock-up vs VR.  Which is a better tool during design?3:22

    Mock-up vs VR. Which is a better tool during design?

    At HCD 2018, Stantec conducted a hands-on workshop demonstrating virtual reality and cardboard mock-up tools for aligning client expectations and design decisions.

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