At HCD 2018, Stantec conducted a hands-on workshop demonstrating virtual reality and cardboard mock-up tools for aligning client expectations and design decisions that include room layout, material selections and accessible elements. Take a sneak peek and see what the interior designers, architects, planners and clinicians had to say.
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