Highland Hospital was named East Bay’s First Adult Level 1 Trauma Center this week by the American College of Surgeons. This is a big honor and we want to give them our congratulations.
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About Joy Gray
Joy Gray is a creative partner who helps Hilliard Architects bring their architecture and design stories to life.
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There’s a popular saying that good design is invisible. With that in mind, take a look at this photo and see if you can identify what’s wrong with these fire doors?
What comes to mind when you hear the words “well-designed”? Perhaps it’s a car, a website, a smartphone or even a good suit. No matter what it is, what is that thing that makes it better than the next? Take a well-designed website as an example. On a well-designed website, you can find what you […]
We’re excited to announce that Hilliard Architects has been chosen as a Kaiser Permanente Preferred Provider. We’re looking forward to providing them with outstanding healthcare design, architecture and accessibility services for their Northern California facilities. Check back for project updates. Thanks Kaiser Permanente!
The World Health Organization (WHO) states that “No adverse event should ever occur anywhere in the world if the knowledge exists to prevent it from happening.” (World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Patient Safety Solutions, 2010) Adverse Events that Occur in Patient Rooms There are many adverse events that can occur in a patient’s room. […]
Evidence-based design (EBD) has become one of the fastest growing trends in healthcare development and design. Why? Because it incorporates design techniques that add tremendous value to the outcome of the patients, their experience, the hospital staff, and the hospital administration’s bottom line. In this particular case, the value is time.