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Kaiser Permanente Gateway Medical Office Building


The Kaiser Permanente Gateway Medical Office Building is a big-box retail re-use project within City of Portland Pedestrian Enhancement and design development overlay zones, pursuing LEED Gold in Healthcare and designed to achieve the objectives of Kaiser’s Total Health Environments Initiative.  The Staff Respite area includes varied seating opportunities around a bocce ball court for […]

Health Facilities Management Magazine


Whether applied to a hospital’s interior design elements, its mechanical/electrical/plumbing infrastructure or its technology backbone, master planning is the health care facility professional’s tool of choice for mapping out a long-term direction within the built environment.  It is perhaps not surprising, then, that Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, Ore., decided to use a mast planning process […]