• Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
  • UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

Academic Medical Centers

Integrated platforms for healing & discovery

Academic Medical Centers drive positive change in medicine, research, and education. Campus and facility planning and design must support the brand promise and identity of the enterprise, promote leading translational research, provide safer, healthier, and more efficient clinical care, promote wellness, and engage the patient with the clinician and investigator on a shared path to better health.

Driven to become a top design consultant, I have helped deliver cutting edge technologies for healthcare and education across the country.

Tariq Amlani Senior Principal, Buildings, Health Sector Leader, Canada

Design strategies for Health

How much of a building can we construct offsite? How granular can modularity be? In today’s fast-paced construction market, a modular approach offers versatility and advantages that have designers thinking bigger, and smaller, about the possibilities for incorporating prefabricated components. We’ve created a roadmap of the process from start to finish, and some highlights of our best practice solutions for consideration on your specific project opportunity. Read More

Thomas Jefferson University Dorrance H. Hamilton Building

The new Dorrance H. Hamilton Building delivers an integrated curriculum to students in medical, nursing, and both physical and occupational therapy studies. The new paradigm helps students work and succeed as part of an integrated, multidisciplinary healthcare delivery team. When students learn together, they’re better prepared to work together. The future of healthcare is in integrated teams, which drove the building design.  Read More

Montfort Hospital Redevelopment, a unique Centre for learning and health

The redevelopment improves the quality of both patient care and the work environment. It also introduces a unique new partnership with the Department of National Defense (DND). The design of four courtyards allow patients, visitors, and staff to enjoy sunlight throughout the hospital. The organization around courtyards also allows flexibility for future changes to the site. Read More


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Architecture We create spaces that are engaging and uplifting, that contribute to our collective sense of health and well-being, and encourage the sustainable stewardship of our communities.
Interior Design As humans, we spend a significant portion of our daily lives inside. We believe our emotional and physical well-being is dramatically impacted by the places where we live, work, and play.
Buildings Engineering With decades of innovation and experience under our belts we’re engineering a promising future leveraging the best in building systems, technology, energy analysis, and sustainable performance.
Lean Design & Consulting With our knowledge of 3P process and our multidisciplinary teams, use of multi-scale mockups and real time operational enactments, we help you build or repurpose your facility to eliminate inefficiency.
Sustainability & Building Performance We blend art and science to help clients realize the full potential of their projects in terms of life cycle cost, energy efficiency, carbon reduction, human health, and wellness.
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Urban Planning & Design Our plans help harness the forces reshaping North American communities. We create places that are authentic, green, walkable, connected and diverse.  
Lighting Design We're illuminating the promise of place by creating visually dynamic lighting environments that enhance forms, colors, and textures to reveal architecture’s beauty.
Physical Security Intelligent design. Inventive solutions. When it comes to protecting critical assets, our physical security design specialists are with you every step of the way.
Digital Practice Technology is reshaping the way we approach design. Our digital practice team helps us push the boundaries of practice, leveraging the power of technology to deliver transformational results for our clients.
Visioning. Brands. Experiences. We create tangible, experiential, and memorable places. Transformative experiences that enhance real estate values and bring people back to a place again and again.
Commissioning & Validation We provide permitting strategy, environmental assessment and application preparation, and technical support for projects requiring municipal, provincial/state, and federal environmental approvals and licenses.
Alternative Project Delivery We provide Alternate Project Delivery (APD) that delivers significant added value in the form of earlier project delivery, reduced environmental impacts, and lowered capital and operating costs.

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