May 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
Hospitals, medical research centers, and the like are supposed to represent health, but are often an unappealing and monolithic presence in the urban landscape. How can the form of health centers fall in line with their function?
The Brookings Institution
July 22, 2015, 10am PDT
A $250 million project, eight years in the making, returned inpatient hospital care to the neighborhoods of South Los Angeles.
February 9, 2013, 1pm PST
Julie Lasky speaks with Mikyoung Kim, an award winning landscape architect who's most recent projects find her designing gardens in unlikely settings - like the 11th floor of a hospital in Chicago.
May 10, 2011, 11am PDT
Natural and artificial light have a significant effect on the experience of hospital patients and can actually reduce stress and hospital time, says Rosalyn Cama, an interior designer and researcher specializes in health care design.
October 15, 2008, 6am PDT
Unable to bear the financial burden of serving the community's poor, inner-city nonprofit hospitals have been shutting down while investing in suburban hospitals, where patients are more likely to be insured.
May 14, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>This article from <em>Governing</em> looks at the role of higher education and medical facilities in keeping urban areas alive.</p>
February 27, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>Hospitals are being built and renovated all across the country -- a trend responding to the aging baby boomer population.</p>
Planning Commissioners Journal