Buildings

Context and Form: Two Forces that Guide Design

By |2019-08-09T09:16:20-04:00August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

New buildings shouldn’t be designed in a vacuum. Architects have a near-unlimited amount of tools at their disposal when it comes to creating a new space or structure. New building materials, digital design technologies and engineering tricks mean we can produce modern marvels that designers from just a generation ago would have deemed undoable. [...]

USP 800 Brings New Facility Requirements for Pharmacies

By |2019-06-03T15:21:49-04:00May 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

About 8 million U.S. healthcare workers are potentially exposed to hazardous drugs every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, the CDC finds that workplace exposures to hazardous drugs can cause both acute and chronic health effects such as skin rashes, adverse reproductive outcomes, and possibly leukemia and [...]

Studio Director’s Unflappable Nature Belies Driven Spirit

By |2019-06-07T11:44:12-04:00May 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

In 1988, current RS&H Corporate Vice President Chung Rutter took a new colleague, Kris Bolt, to lunch on her first day at a small architecture firm in Jacksonville. 27 years later, Chung took Kris to lunch again – this time on her first day at RS&H. The 2015 lunch came after a recruitment campaign [...]

Energy Resiliency and Existing Building Commissioning

By |2019-05-14T11:05:43-04:00April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Resiliency needs to be introduced as an integral part of the building commissioning process, writes RS&H Commissioning and Energy Region Leader Woody Thompson in his latest article for Consulting & Specifying Engineer. Doing so will ensure facilities can quickly bounce back from disaster, either natural or man-made. "It is time to focus not only on bulk-power integrity, [...]

In the Media: RS&H-Designed Orlando Health Surgery Center

By |2019-05-14T11:07:48-04:00March 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Center for Specialty Surgery in Clermont, Florida, is featured this month in Healthcare Design Magazine. The RS&H-designed facility will offer a unique approach for patients recovering from extensive outpatient surgeries such as orthopedic, podiatry, and pain management procedures. The goal for the 29,000-square-foot facility, scheduled to open in November, [...]

RS&H-designed St. Vincent’s Clinic Opens in Jacksonville’s Town Center

By |2019-05-14T11:08:00-04:00March 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

When St. Vincent’s Healthcare Town Center Clinic opened its doors to patients earlier this year, more than one door opened. Some patients will enter to see their primary care doctors. Others who are battling acute conditions may enter the urgent care facility. Patients who may need an X-ray or CT scan or MRI won’t [...]

RS&H Design Director Shares Enthusiasm, Expertise with FAMU Students

By |2019-05-14T11:03:02-04:00February 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

As part of an initiative with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), RS&H supports Florida A&M University’s School of Architecture and Engineering Technology. Students not only have an avenue to start their architecture career, but they also have access to some of RS&H’s most renowned designers. Earlier this month, RS&H National Design Director Philip [...]