• BAYLOR CANINE COMPANIONS CENTER

    Larry Janousek, AIA
    In 2015, Canine Companions for Independence at Baylor Scott & White Health ; Kinkeade Campus opened as the first assistance dog traini...

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    BAYLOR CANINE COMPANIONS CENTER
  • CANINE COMPANIONS KINKADE CAMPUS

    Larry Janousek, AIA
    A very special day today for Baylor Scott and White Health and th+a. Today, doors opened for the for a preview of the new Canine Compa...

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    CANINE COMPANIONS KINKADE CAMPUS
  • A New Southfield School

    Todd Howard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
    This week, Southfield School in Shreveport welcomes back students for an exciting new academic year.  Today Headmaster Gordon Wal...

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    A New Southfield School
  • Can Early Education Save Our Community?

    Todd Howard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
    Public support for universal early education programs has grown steadily in the U.S. over the last few years.  National attention...

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    Can Early Education Save Our Community?
  • Picture Day at Primrose School of Preston Hollow

    Russell Cook
    A former bank building in North Dallas is ready for its close-up!  Today we had great fun photographing the new Primrose School o...

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    Picture Day at Primrose School of Preston Hollow
  • Times, They Are A Changin’


    As many of you may or may not have heard, the City of Dallas will be implementing Phase II of the Green Building Program on October 1,...

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    Times, They Are A Changin’
  • Where would you like to discuss the lesson plan today?

    Todd Howard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
    It’s funny when you ask children to draw a plan of their ideal school, some interesting programming elements emerge.  Recen...

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    Where would you like to discuss the lesson plan today?

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Healthcare Design Academy

Healthcare Design Academy

Russell Cook

08-08-14 | Today, th+a presented with our client Children's Medical Center of Dallas at Healthcare Design Academy in Dallas. The true star of the show was the MyChildren's Complex Care Clinic, which was designed by th+a and is set to open this fall.  The new hybrid care clinic is located on the main campus to serve two distinctly different populations: patients with complex, chronic and/or multiple diagnoses, alongside patients with more common complaints. The presentation focused on the planning of the new clinic concept, offering the perspectives of the architect, clinician, and the institution.Following the presentation was a tour of the new facility, an opportunity for both CM...

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REDEFINING OURSELVES IN THE AGE OF HEALTHCARE REFORM

REDEFINING OURSELVES IN THE AGE OF HEALTHCARE REFORM

Russell Cook

As an architect who has been involved with healthcare design for the majority of my career, I’m often asked, “What do you think about healthcare reform and how will it affect what you do?”It’s an interesting, straightforward question that seems intrinsically tied to the core question challenging my healthcare clients.Regardless of wh...

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Performance by Design

Performance by Design

In the world of healthcare design, there is a huge focus placed on the importance of patient satisfaction and care.  Building owners need to ensure capital spent on improvements enhance the outcome of patient treatments and overall experience. The patient is the primary concern for most healthcare providers, and these providers are keen on evaluating p...

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With a Bang

With a Bang

Todd Howard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

…or “th+a’s Caffeine Budget Needs a Boost!” What a great way to start the month of September!  Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve gotten word of several new contracts.  Indeed, fall will be a busy season for th+a. In August, th+a was awarded two IDIQ contracts: one for Texas Tech University Health Science Center&...

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Healthcare Buzzwords:  The good and the bad

Healthcare Buzzwords: The good and the bad

Buzzwords in any industry tend to dominate conversations-even when those spouting them off don’t completely understand their meaning.  Who hasn’t been told that a team’s success depends on streamlining the process to create a dynamic synergy so that true organic growth may be realized?  Makes your head spin!The healthcare ind...

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