Acute Care

Separate and distinct circulation areas for patients and staff streamline healthcare delivery while contributing to greater peace of mind for patients and their families.

Little Patients, Big Impact

Nemours Children’s Health System

Nemours Children’s Hospital

Child-friendly design engages the imagination to foster calm and inspire confidence.

Stamford Hospital: Humanizing Healthcare

visitor room

The new Stamford Hospital exemplifies integrated architectural and interior design driven by empathy for patients, as well as by the demands of systems and technologies. Contract magazine spotlights how high-touch features and personalized spaces are transforming healthcare delivery and the patient experience, improving outcomes.  

Under the Planetree: The Design Philosophy of "Embrace, Care, Heal"

by Tushar Gupta

Lobby of Stamford Hospital

The Planetree philosophy filters all design decisions through three focused lenses – Empowerment, Dignity and Compassion. Embracing this human-centered approach helps hospitals reimagine the healing experience and negotiate the challenges of the rapidly changing healthcare arena.

Longs Peak Hospital


Longs Peak Hospital

Acute Care

Trendsetting prototype is designed for growth as well as service.

Exterior rendering of Houston Methodist Hospital North Campus Expansion

Houston Methodist

Paula and Joseph C. (Rusty) Walter III Tower

Acute Care

New high-tech ORs will dramatically expand the Hospital’s ability to provide image-guided procedures, reducing the number of open surgeries.

Memorial Hermann Pavilion street view rendering

Memorial Hermann

Susan and Fayez Sarofim Pavilion

Acute Care

The new 17-story patient care building is part of a larger $650 million expansion and modernization of the campus, home to one of the two Level 1 trauma centers in greater Houston.

Exterior detail

Memorial Hermann

Katy Hospital

Acute Care

Prototype designs help a non-profit client cost-effectively serve more communities.

First Look Inside a New $700 Million Med Center Tower

An update on the progress of the nearly $700 million, 1 million square foot Houston Methodist "The Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower" expansion in the Texas Medical Center in the Houston Business Journal.

Caring for the International Patient

by Roseann Pisklak

Left and Right: Stephanie Schwindel & Roseann Pisklak

In this Medical and Construction Design article Roseann Pisklak and Stephanie Schwindel explore the changing face of design for a global healthcare experience.

View of lobby modernization in the Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Children’s Medical Center of Dallas

Lobby Modernization

Acute Care

A modernized main lobby showcases an interactive exhibit celebrating the centennial of this storied children’s hospital.