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posted September 11th, 2020 by Jeff Schantz

Changing the Course of the Pandemic Through Design

Welcome to E4Hspeaks. E4H is committed to sharing useful information, ideas, and resources to help healthcare providers, clients, and colleagues through COVID-19. Host Lauren Homme talks to Health Science + Technology Director Jeff Schantz, AIA, NCARB. Jeff explains what we can do from a design stan[...]

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posted September 4th, 2020 by Anne Marie Garcia

Empathy in Architecture: Using Trauma-Informed Design to Promote Healing

An estimated 70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives and up to 20 percent of these people will develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). An estimated 5 percent of Americans - that’s more than 13 million people - are struggling [...]

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posted August 26th, 2020 by E4H

10 Qs: Getting to Know the People Behind the Projects...Julian

"When I see a design that I fall in love with it reminds me that I need to work harder so that I can one day produce works that others will admire." Julian McKnight is the 4wrd Diversity in Design Scholarship recipient working as an intern with the DC team. 1. Where did you grow up? I grew [...]

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posted August 21st, 2020 by E4H

Goodbye to NY's Summer Interns

The New York office said goodbye to summer interns, Rob & Halle. This was Halle’s first time as an intern with the interiors team, and Rob has interned with NY previously. Rob & Halle – Thank you for all your hard work! We hope to see you again next summer. #E4Hinterns[...]

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Design

posted August 21st, 2020 by E4H

Virginia Hospital Center's New 4A Patient Unit Opens

Congrats to Virginia Hospital Center's new 4A Patient Unit. The 17,300SF state-of-the-art, 21-bed patient unit is 60% larger than their other units, with patient rooms over 30% larger in size than their standard rooms. Design features to enhance healing and treatment were implemented for both patien[...]

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