PROJECTS


2017

Project X: A Study on Flexibility Funds:  Steelcase, and HKS Inc. Collaborators: Not Applicable Location: Not Applicable

Project X: A Study on Flexibility

Funds:  Steelcase, and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Not Applicable

Location: Not Applicable

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2016

  Personalized Learning, Personalized Place Funds: ASID Foundation’s Transform Grant, Herman Miller, and HKS Inc. Collaborators: Dallas Independent School District, Herman Miller, Sally Augustine  Location: Dallas, TX

 

Personalized Learning, Personalized Place

Funds: ASID Foundation’s Transform Grant, Herman Miller, and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Dallas Independent School District, Herman Miller, Sally Augustine 

Location: Dallas, TX

  Point-of-Decision Design (PODD) to Support Healthy Behaviors in the College Campuses Funds: AIA Upjohn Research Grant, Patcraft, DuPont, McCarthy, and HKS Inc. Collaborators: Designing4health Location: Not Applicable

 

Point-of-Decision Design (PODD) to Support Healthy Behaviors in the College Campuses

Funds: AIA Upjohn Research Grant, Patcraft, DuPont, McCarthy, and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Designing4health

Location: Not Applicable


2015

  Report will be Released Soon ... Workplace Well-being: The Influence of Personality and Environmental Choices in the Workplace Funds: HKS Inc. Collaborators: Not Applicable Location: Nationwide panel survey   

 

Report will be Released Soon ...

Workplace Well-being: The Influence of Personality and Environmental Choices in the Workplace

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Not Applicable

Location: Nationwide panel survey 

 

  Clinic 20XX: Designing for an Ever-Changing Present Funds: JE Dunn Construction and HKS Inc. Collaborators: Intermountain Healthcare, Adelante Health Care, Five Forks Family Medicine (see full report for the complete list of collaborators)  Location: Nationwide panel survey and three ambulatory clinics in the US

 

Clinic 20XX: Designing for an Ever-Changing Present

Funds: JE Dunn Construction and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Intermountain Healthcare, Adelante Health Care, Five Forks Family Medicine (see full report for the complete list of collaborators) 

Location: Nationwide panel survey and three ambulatory clinics in the US

  Staff Perception and Change Engagement Study: The Role of the Environment and the Design Process Funds: Akron Children's Hospital and HKS Inc. Collaborators: Akron Children's Hospital Location: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

 

Staff Perception and Change Engagement Study: The Role of the Environment and the Design Process

Funds: Akron Children's Hospital and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Akron Children's Hospital

Location: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

  The Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Design and Integrated Project Delivery Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant, HKS Inc., and Boldt Collaborators: Department of Construction Science, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, and Akron Children's Hospitals Location: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH

 

The Value Analysis of Lean Processes in Design and Integrated Project Delivery

Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant, HKS Inc., and Boldt

Collaborators: Department of Construction Science, College of Architecture, Texas A&M University, and Akron Children's Hospitals

Location: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


2014

  Optimizing Walking Distances and Visibility in a Med-Surg Unit Funds: ProMedica Healthcare System Collaborators: ProMedica Healthcare System Location: ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

 

Optimizing Walking Distances and Visibility in a Med-Surg Unit

Funds: ProMedica Healthcare System

Collaborators: ProMedica Healthcare System

Location: ProMedica Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH

  Healthcare Workplace: A Design Diagnostic of the Surgical ICU Funds: HKS Inc. and Midwest Healthcare System Collaborators: Midwest Healthcare System Location: State of Ohio

 

Healthcare Workplace: A Design Diagnostic of the Surgical ICU

Funds: HKS Inc. and Midwest Healthcare System

Collaborators: Midwest Healthcare System

Location: State of Ohio

  Identifying and Examining Micro Physical Environment Factors Contributing to Patient Falls (Texas Tech University Project) Funds: National Patient Safety Foundation Research Grant Collaborators: CADRE Location: Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock, TX and Human-Centric Design Research (HCDR) Lab of Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 

 

Identifying and Examining Micro Physical Environment Factors Contributing to Patient Falls (Texas Tech University Project)

Funds: National Patient Safety Foundation Research Grant

Collaborators: CADRE

Location: Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock, TX and Human-Centric Design Research (HCDR) Lab of Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 

  Translational Guide for Workplace (Cornell University Project) Funds: HKS Architects, Herman Miller, and EL+R Collaborators: CADRE and Herman Miller Location: Not Applicable

 

Translational Guide for Workplace (Cornell University Project)

Funds: HKS Architects, Herman Miller, and EL+R

Collaborators: CADRE and Herman Miller

Location: Not Applicable


2013

  MHS Facility Innovation and Research Model Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense Collaborators: University of California San Diego (UCSD) StarCAVE and California Institute for Tele-communications and Information Technology (Calit2), Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI), and Georgia Tech SimTigrate Design Lab Location: Not Applicable

 

MHS Facility Innovation and Research Model

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: University of California San Diego (UCSD) StarCAVE and California Institute for Tele-communications and Information Technology (Calit2), Sidney R. Garfield Health Care Innovation Center, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation (CFI), and Georgia Tech SimTigrate Design Lab

Location: Not Applicable

  Creation of a Facility-Research-Focused Institutional Review Board (IRB) within the MHS Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense Collaborators: U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: Not Applicable

 

Creation of a Facility-Research-Focused Institutional Review Board (IRB) within the MHS

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Location: Not Applicable

  Identifying Elements of the Healthcare Environment that Contribute to Wayfinding Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense Collaborators: Texas Health Resources Location: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX

 

Identifying Elements of the Healthcare Environment that Contribute to Wayfinding

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: Texas Health Resources

Location: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX

  Develop and Prioritize Research Questions on Interstitial Building System (IBS) Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense Collaborators: U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Medical Command, Air Force Steering Group, NIKA Architects + Engineers, Skanska USA Building Inc., Ball State University, Veterans Affairs, TDK Consulting, LLC, Hunt Construction Location: Not Applicable

 

Develop and Prioritize Research Questions on Interstitial Building System (IBS)

Funds: Military Health System, US Department of Defense

Collaborators: U.S. Department of Defense, Medical Facilities Center of Expertise and Standardization, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army Medical Command, Air Force Steering Group, NIKA Architects + Engineers, Skanska USA Building Inc., Ball State University, Veterans Affairs, TDK Consulting, LLC, Hunt Construction

Location: Not Applicable


2012

  An Empirical Examination of the Impacts of Decentralized Nursing Funds: HKS Inc. Collaborators: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Location: Three inpatient units of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

 

An Empirical Examination of the Impacts of Decentralized Nursing

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Location: Three inpatient units of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

  Environmental Correlates of Efficiency and Safety in Emergency Departments Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant Collaborators: Herman Miller and Synurgy Healthcare Solutions Location: Four emergency departments in large US hospitals

 

Environmental Correlates of Efficiency and Safety in Emergency Departments

Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: Herman Miller and Synurgy Healthcare Solutions

Location: Four emergency departments in large US hospitals


2011

  Review of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities, 2010 Edition Funds: Facility Guidelines Institute and HKS Inc. Collaborators: Not Applicable Location: Not Applicable

 

Review of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities, 2010 Edition

Funds: Facility Guidelines Institute and HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Not Applicable

Location: Not Applicable


2010

  Extraneous and Peripheral Factors Impeding Designing for Flexibility Funds: Herman Miller Grant Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX Location: Five acute care hospitals across the United States

 

Extraneous and Peripheral Factors Impeding Designing for Flexibility

Funds: Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

Location: Five acute care hospitals across the United States

  Advancing Translational Research by Design (Expert Roundtable) Funds: HKS Inc. Collaborators: MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2) Center for Building Sciences Location: Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Health, Washington, DC

 

Advancing Translational Research by Design (Expert Roundtable)

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2) Center for Building Sciences

Location: Washington Hospital Center, MedStar Health, Washington, DC

  Towards Optimizing Inpatient Unit Design and Operation: a Measure to Predict Nurse Walking Distance on Hospital Bed Units Funds: Herman Miller Grant Collaborators: The Research and Education Institute of the Texas Health Resources Location: THR System Hospitals

 

Towards Optimizing Inpatient Unit Design and Operation: a Measure to Predict Nurse Walking Distance on Hospital Bed Units

Funds: Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: The Research and Education Institute of the Texas Health Resources

Location: THR System Hospitals


2009

  Membrane Ceilings in Healthcare Environments Study Funds: US Department of Health and Human Services Grant - 6 HFPEP070012-01-02 Collaborators: Washington Hospital Center, CCRD Partners, and Fluid Dynamics Solutions, Inc. Location: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

 

Membrane Ceilings in Healthcare Environments Study

Funds: US Department of Health and Human Services Grant - 6 HFPEP070012-01-02

Collaborators: Washington Hospital Center, CCRD Partners, and Fluid Dynamics Solutions, Inc.

Location: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

  Influence of Positive Distractions on Children in Hospital Waiting Areas Funds: American Art Resources, Catherine Meyers Fine Art, Henry Domke Fine Art, Mohawk Carpets Collaborators: Dallas Children's Medical Center Location: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

Influence of Positive Distractions on Children in Hospital Waiting Areas

Funds: American Art Resources, Catherine Meyers Fine Art, Henry Domke Fine Art, Mohawk Carpets

Collaborators: Dallas Children's Medical Center

Location: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

  Patient Room Handedness: An Empirical Examination Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX Location: Smart HospitalTM, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

 

Patient Room Handedness: An Empirical Examination

Funds: Academy of Architecture for Health Foundation (AAHF) Research Grant and Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

Location: Smart HospitalTM, University of Texas, Arlington, TX


2008

  A Multi-Dimensional Comparative Assessment of Headwall Versus Ceiling Booms in Intensive Care Units Funds: Getinge USA Grant Collaborators: University of Texas Southwestern Location: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

 

A Multi-Dimensional Comparative Assessment of Headwall Versus Ceiling Booms in Intensive Care Units

Funds: Getinge USA Grant

Collaborators: University of Texas Southwestern

Location: Children's Medical Center, Dallas, TX

  Impacts of Patient Room Physical Design Configuration on the Care Process, Caregivers and Patients Funds: HKS Inc. Collaborators: Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK Location: Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

 

Impacts of Patient Room Physical Design Configuration on the Care Process, Caregivers and Patients

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Location: Integris Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK


2007

  A MedModel Decision-Support Study to Assess the Relative Impact of Nurse Servers Over Central Medication Rooms on Nursing Efficiency Funds: HKS Inc. Collaborators: College of Architecture (PI), Georgia Institute of Technology Location: Houston Medical Center Neuro-Ortho unit, Warner Robbins, GA

 

A MedModel Decision-Support Study to Assess the Relative Impact of Nurse Servers Over Central Medication Rooms on Nursing Efficiency

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: College of Architecture (PI), Georgia Institute of Technology

Location: Houston Medical Center Neuro-Ortho unit, Warner Robbins, GA

  Relationships between Exterior Views and Nurse Stress: An Exploratory Examination Funds: HKS Inc. Collaborators: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA

 

Relationships between Exterior Views and Nurse Stress: An Exploratory Examination

Funds: HKS Inc.

Collaborators: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Location: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston and Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA

  Inpatient Unit Design: Defining the Design Characteristics of a Successful Adaptable Unit Funds: AIA Research Grant 2006 and Herman Miller Grant Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX and Herman Miller  Location: Six large US hospitals

 

Inpatient Unit Design: Defining the Design Characteristics of a Successful Adaptable Unit

Funds: AIA Research Grant 2006 and Herman Miller Grant

Collaborators: School of Nursing, University of Texas, Arlington, TX and Herman Miller 

Location: Six large US hospitals