Nemours Children’s Hospital won Best of the Best

Posted by on Mar 1, 2013 in awards, interior design, super fun stuff | 2 Comments
Nemours Children’s Hospital won Best of the Best

We’d like to congratulate our team who worked on the Nemours Children’s Hospital project. Nemours  is a very special client of ours – a hospital built by families for families in Orlando, Florida.  It won two awards at last night’s annual IIDA  Best of the Best gala (Georgia Chapter).  The first award was in the […]

How important is natural sunlight to the recovery of hospital patients?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in architecture, interior design, landscape | No Comments
How important is natural sunlight to the recovery of hospital patients?

In short, very. Florence Nightingale, in 1863, first wrote about the benefits of daylight to patients in her Notes on Hospitals. She stated that “the axis of a ward should be as nearly as possible north and south; the windows on both sides, so that the sun shall shine in (from the time  he rises […]