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Right-Sizing at Scale: Is It Possible?

July 8, 2014


Two weeks ago, I had the privilege of touring the new Exempla St. Joseph replacement hospital in Denver. The project is known there as St. Joe Heritage or simply “Heritage”. Designed by ZGF with local architectural participation, and constructed by Mortenson, with local construction participation, it is massive—at one time the largest healthcare project in […]

Does Flexibility Mean Over-Programmed?

July 16, 2010


Recently I read the feature article in Healthcare Building Ideas’ Spring 2010 issue about a case study in “right-sizing” healthcare.  It focused on a project case study with a large Lean component.  Part of the article included these two sentences:  “The current standard in healthcare design is to provide a completely flexible space that can […]