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EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2020 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of the Thompson Autism Center at CHOC is to bring leading-edge, evidence-based design practices to clinical and research spaces to ensure children with ASD receive the best care possible throughout their youth and into early adulthood.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2020 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

The goals were to: improve operational efficiency via flow and collaboration between the two existing levels; facilitate team-based care; improve patient safety and satisfaction; and improve wayfinding.

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EDAC Advocate Firm Project
January 2020 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The goal of the art program was to respect and visually reflect modernday life as an EBCI member while celebrating the unique Cherokee culture through original, multimedia artwork created by tribal members.
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EDAC Advocate Firm Project
December 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project
The primary goal of this project was to apply the evidence-based design process to inform the design of the new school building. The transdisciplinary team evaluated current research pertaining to the student population, conducted focus groups with staff, and planned a formal study to test hypothesized outcomes in the new space compared to the old space.
EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

The design vision statement expressed that the new Parkland Hospital be a safe, welcoming, patient-centered healing environment that serves as a sustainable community resource for Dallas County. It would promote excellence in clinical care, teaching, and research in a technologically advanced, easily accessible environment.

EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

Choctaw Nation Health Services (CNHS) stated its purpose was “to provide high-quality healthcare in a culturally respectful and compassionate manner.” The goal of a healing art program at CNHS was not only to provide positive distraction but to reflect the unique Choctaw history, culture, and language, as well as to honor their ancestry.

EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

The goal of this project was to develop a line of glass that promotes dignity in care environments by providing the necessary levels of visual privacy.

EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

To create a world-class facility using evidence-based design. "The new space will allow us to meet growing needs and continue to offer the medical quality and fivestar service for which The Heart Hospital – Baylor Plano has become known.” – Mark Valentine, CEO

EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

The transitional design is intended to set the tone for Wellness Point, a new mixed-use district focused on healthcare, retail, and residential uses that will eventually become the city’s southern gateway. By incorporating an urgent care model into the traditional ER setting and including Florida Hospital's Lean Track model, the facility's goal was the improvement of wait times, allowing patients to be seen at the appropriate level of care based on acuity.

EDAC Advocate Firm Project
February 2019 EDAC Advocate Firm Project

ARCH Design’s goal was to complement the views of Forest Park and the bold super graphics already included in the design of the space with art that related to the hospital’s surrounding community and its rich cultural offerings. However, adhering to the stringent fire code was the highest priority, so the ARCH team researched materials and designed custom pieces that both exceeded safety standards and upheld this conceptual framework.