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20-somethings with combat-related brain injuries were not coming to the VA Martinez for the treatment they needed. Hilliard Architects and VA Northern CA Healthcare System worked together to make it more fun! What if you could engage young Veterans with an environment that’s closer to spa or a gym, than old soldiers’ home? Hilliard Architects […]

Hospital Trends: A Patient Lift in Every Room

Patient safety and satisfaction are the cornerstones of many new design and construction decisions in the healthcare industry. One piece of equipment that plays a huge role is the patient lift. A patient lift is used to transport a patient who needs assistance around their room and to the bathroom – ensuring the safety of […]

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Have concerns about your building’s exterior?

When a unique 50-year-old building on Mare Island began showing signs of exterior concrete degradation, the building manager needed to find out where it was happening and how bad the damage was. Using the traditional method of having investigators hang from harnesses is dangerous, costly, and could take weeks. Plus, it runs the risk of […]

Brand New Look for Hilliard Architects

Hilliard Architects has grown and evolved over the past 28 years and we felt it was time for a new look. We’re excited to announce the launch of our new logo.

CSI/AIA Building Disasters: Waterproofing Nightmares

What if your project ends up leaking, what could that cost you or your client? How about $6 million in damages and a $1.5 million settlement! That should scare every architect in the room.

CA’s New Single-Occupancy Bathroom Law

This is big news for any entity in California with public single-occupancy bathrooms. California law AB 1732 was signed into law on Sept. 29, 2016 and will require single-occupancy restrooms in California businesses, government buildings, and places of public accommodation to be universally accessible to all genders starting March 1, 2017.