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We believe that design should improve human and ecological health by redefining the relationship between the built environment, its occupants, and the natural environment. In this model, buildings are recalibrated as instruments of health not only for patients, but for employees, students, visitors, and the public. Every project can have a significant role in supporting global wellness. Learn more about how we do this below.

Feb 13, 2014

Posttraumatic Understanding

Environmental and physical health are important aspects any project, but as one architect discovers, the connection between design and mental wellness runs deep, especially in the case of those suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder. Read More +

Dec 30, 2013

2013 Was a Conversation on Wellness

In 2013, we saw that wellness extends beyond the healthcare infrastructure with which it is typically associated. Herewith, our top posts tackling this substantial and ever-important issue. Read More +

Oct 28, 2013

Building Resilient Communities Through Design

Addressing post disaster public health requires a coordinated response that brings people together around products adapted to post-disaster needs, public awareness and preparation, and community. Our design for a Rapidly Deployable Health Clinic - 'RDoC' - does just that. Read More +

Jun 24, 2013

Active by Design: Seventeen Staircases for Fit City 8

In honor of Fit City 8, which explores how "the built environment can create opportunities for increasing physical activity," check out these seventeen gorgeous staircases. Designed by teams across our firm, they set the stage so that you can't help but want to take the stairs. Read More +