Specialty Services

Dedicated spaces for particular disciplines – behavioral health, cancer care, cardiovascular services, critical care, emergency & trauma, orthopedics, pediatrics, and women’s health – require specialized design solutions.

Transformational Modernization

Hackensack Meridian Health

Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Signature design celebrates leading-edge technology and compassionate care.

A Flythrough of the North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

The North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital was designed using the four chambers of the heart, representing four central themes for the new hospital – high-tech, natural, inviting and clean.

Bispebjerg Lower Entrance rendering

Region Hovedstaden

Bispebjerg Somatic Hospital

Specialty Services

We’re revolutionizing healthcare delivery in Denmark's largest metro area.

View of Hospital

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital

Specialty Services

Benchmarking the nation’s top heart hospitals informed the design for this regional leader in cardiac care.

Exterior entrance detail of Saint Elizabeth's Hospital

DC Department of Behavioral Health

Saint Elizabeths Hospital

Specialty Services

Advancing a 150-year legacy, the design unobtrusively balances requirements for security and observation with privacy and respect.

Awards & Honors

  1. Award of Merit, Healthcare

    Mid-Atlantic Construction Magazine

    DC Department of Behavioral Health

    Saint Elizabeths Hospital

  2. Craftsmanship Award, Masonry

    Washington Building Congress

    DC Department of Behavioral Health

    Saint Elizabeths Hospital


Healthcare International

Forward-thinking design combines best practices from both American and European healthcare. The consortium of WHR Architects, KHR Arkitekter, and Arup were awarded the Bispebjerg Somatic Hospital project after an international competition. 

A New Kind of Hospital

User involvement is critical in medical planning but can also be challenging. We must make choices to find solutions. After discussion, there comes a point where you must decide what you believe is best for future patients and staff.

In its latest blog post, Region Hovedstaden focuses on the collaborative planning process for the new Bispebjerg Hospital. Engaging healthcare professionals in design charrettes maximizes functional efficiencies among clinical specialties to better meet patient needs.

UNC Health North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

UNC REX Healthcare

North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital

Specialty Services

Consolidating existing services enhances accessibility to high-quality care.

Exerior view of The Cancer Treatment & Prevention Center

UTHealth Northeast

Cancer Treatment & Prevention Center

Specialty Services

Mind, body, and spirit are addressed in a design that emphasizes personal choice and comfort.

View of Ocean Medical Center

Hackensack Meridian Health

Ocean Medical Center, Hirair and Anna Hovnanian Emergency Care Center

Specialty Services

Evidence-based design utilizes data from our evaluation of OMC’s sister hospital to inform and improve unit design.