AAH1705: Case Study: A Beacon of Hope–The Kaiser Kramer Radiation Oncology Center

04-19-2017 14:50

This webinar is sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on June 13, 2017 from 2–3pm ET. Earn 1.0 AIA LU/HSW.

The radiation therapy building focuses on providing provides treatment and care of cancer patients. The challenge was to create an environment that reduces stress for member patients and families, provides the best current technological infrastructure, and is an excellent place for physicians and staff to perform their work. The design provides a calming, nature oriented experience through use of natural light, organic forms, outdoor views to nature, soothing interior colors, and an internal “Zen Garden” which contains a vibrant living wall garden visible from the treatment areas."

This award winning project will be presented by the planning principal architect Carlos Amato. He will share the vision, mission and resulting design concepts which all made this project a design award winner.

Learning objectives

After participating in this webinar attendees will:

1. Learn how the client’s organization elevated the patient experience thru design. 2. Learn key planning concepts to improve operational performance and workflow. 3. Understand how data gathering/research efforts/simulations efforts informed the design. 4. Gain an understanding of how collaborating with management, patients, families, staff and the community impacted the design.

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The PowerPoint and PDF versions of the presentation will be available prior to the webinar. A Q&A document will be posted two weeks after the webinar concludes.

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