The festivities continue in St. Louis. After wrapping up the World Series parties and parades, the office had a Halloween party Monday. There was a costume competition as well and Tattoo Barbie (June Uhlman) won. A Close second was Sister Brenda. Hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween. (All images can be seen in [...]
Yesterday I received an article from the LA Times sent via Peter Hourihan entitled “Duh’ science: Why researchers spend so much time proving the obvious” which is an interesting read. I must admit the more research I am involved in, the more questions I ask. I find myself checking the study breakdown, who was involved, [...]
Driving in Cleveland sometime soon? Be sure to check out the new billboards announcing the soon-to-be-opened University Hospitals in Cleveland. University Hospitals will feature a 320,000 sf Cancer Hospital that triples the size of the existing hospital, consolidates activities previuosly dispersed among seven different locations, optimizes patient care and fostering energy among providers. Continuity with [...]
Our team at Cannon Design has several ways of sharing project and firm information and our healthcare group uses an internal blog. While a great deal of the information deals with ongoing projects, etc., it’s also used as an educational tool. One of the recurring posts we share is a “Word of the Week” post. [...]
Reduce patient fall injuries with foam floors? The British think so. A new study in England is testing if floors could be fitted with memory foam backing, typically used in sports facilities to soften falls in St. Mary’s Hospital. While curling up on memory foam sounds appealing, figuring out how the memory foam floor will be [...]
Wear your hospital gown to work day took place Friday, Oct. 29 in the St. Louis office. Brave volunteers wore hospital gowns for the better part of the day to experience vulnerability or the obnoxiousness of the large amount of fabric. While some found them to be comfortable, others were already plotting ways to redesign [...]
The second installment of “In their Shoes,” understanding the patient experience, will feature a design competition to redesign patient gowns. As part of this month’s activities, people in the St. Louis office will be wearing patient gowns to work. Not to worry, shorts can be worn underneath. We are timing this event with our Halloween [...]
Earlier this month we posted a link about the fellows taking part in our Healthcare Fellowship program. Now, we’ve posted a follow-up which features the mentors. Click this link to read fun, informative write-ups on the mentors and what their goals are for the program.
Cannon Design recently developed a Fellowship Program to fast-track the careers of top employees for key roles within the organization. This program is one of the many ways Cannon Design will achieve its goal of creating a unified, stimulating and rewarding environment that makes outstanding people fight to join and love to stay. The Healthcare [...]
EDRA (Environmental Design and Research Association) held its annual conference in Washington DC, June 2-6, 2010. Cannon Design presented a research paper, submitted by Mike Pukszta, Natalie Petzoldt, Jen Cayton and Zhe Wang. Zhe Wang additionally submitted a poster on “Daylighting for Health and Energy Efficiency.” The EDRA conference is attended by designers, researchers, educators [...]
Susan Welker, AIA - 18 May 2013
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Yen Cao - 15 May 2013
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