Designing for Change

From policy to patients and everything in-between, the healthcare industry is constantly evolving. As we emerge from a global pandemic of unprecedented scale, health systems must now consider another set of challenges—from scaling up telemedicine practices and caring for the caregivers to dealing with the effects of supply chain disruptions.

With an approach that is hands-on and all-in, our specialized team of architects, engineers, interior designers and planners lead you to smart solutions that move the needle where it matters most. At the end of the day, we take pride in developing progressive, contextually appropriate designs that meet your goals and ultimately improve the health of your community.

Community Wellness at the Healthcare Campus—and Beyond

By Lansing Dodd, AIA, NCARB, LEED Green Associate

Moving Forward: A New View on Behavioral Health Facilities

By Christopher Davis, AIA, LEED AP, CDT, CCCA, and Jude Wessels, EDAC

Behavior Mapping: Taking Care of the Caregivers Through Technology

By Lesa Lorusso, Ph.D., MBA, MSArch, Allied AIA, ASID, RID, NCIDQ

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Catch Gresham Smith at Healthcare Design Conference

Healthier Healthcare Facilities – The Value of a Fitwel Certification

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference | New Orleans, LA

Leading by example, Baptist Health Care has achieved a Fitwel certification for the campus’ new medical office building, incorporating health and wellness strategies to a core structure of its new medical campus in Pensacola, Florida. Using this project as a case study, presenters will discuss setting facility health and wellness goals, incorporating them into the design process, and using Fitwel certification as a guide for design and operational strategies.

The Effects of an ICU Redesign on Sound Levels, Sensory Stress, and Satisfaction

Healthcare Design Expo & Conference | New Orleans, LA

This presentation will discuss how evidence-based design strategies can decrease sensory stress in intensive care units. Members of Gresham Smith’s Healthcare team will examine design decisions in Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s M.T. Mustian critical care tower, sharing the results of their research-focused post-occupancy evaluation to better understand how the ICU design impacted sensory stress on patients, family members and medical staff.

Session E35
Sunday, November 5, 2023
3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. CT

Session E51
Monday, November 6, 2023
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. CT

Our Work

A Community-Focused Campus for Future Generations

Baptist Health Care’s new 57-acre campus is set to improve the quality of life for the Pensacola, Florida community.

Supporting Holistic Community Health in Florida

A new ambulatory care center, rehabilitation clinic, healthy living center and YMCA provide medical and wellness services in the Wildlight mixed-use community.

Rethinking the Rehabilitation Experience

Brooks Rehabilitation’s newest inpatient facility utilizes both the built and natural environment to support wellness and healing.

A First-of-its-Kind Facility

HCA Healthcare’s state-of-the-art facility combines a hospitality-focused experience with world-class care for patients from around the globe.

A Modern Medical Hub in Maryland

A new 225,000-square-foot bed-less hospital brings award-winning health care to the Baltimore suburbs.

Convenient Care for our Country’s Veterans

A new outpatient clinic will meet the growing needs of one of the fastest-growing veteran populations in the country.

Get in Touch

Jim Langlois, AIA, LEED AP

Executive Vice President of Healthcare

Corie E. Baker AIA

Corie Baker, AIA, EDAC, LEED AP BD+C,
WELL AP, Fitwel Ambassador

Project Executive

Steve Verner EDAC

Steve Verner, EDAC

Project Executive