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  • The new certificate program will educate practicing nurses and other design professionals about the design of health care facilities.

    Clemson professors, national nursing leaders create health care design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses

    November 7, 2019

    Through a new certificate program, the Clemson University School of Nursing will educate practicing nurses about the design of health care facilities, empowering them to improve the safety and function of the spaces where they provide care. The new Leadership & Innovation in Health + Design Certificate program was created by O’Hara, Valentine, Academy of Nursing Excellence members and faculty in Clemson’s Graduate Program in Architecture + Health program for practicing nurses as well as new architects interested in the health care design field. The certificate was approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in late September and classes will begin in fall 2020.

  • Clemson rises in national rankings of America’s best architecture and design schools

    October 16, 2019

    The School of Architecture at Clemson University has been named one of “America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools” by DesignIntelligence. In addition, three Clemson faculty members were named among only 29 architecture professors nationwide as the “Most Admired Educators.”

  • David Allison at podium

    Architecture + Health program director David Allison receives lifetime achievement and Changemaker awards

    September 10, 2019

    David Allison, director of the graduate program in Architecture + Health at Clemson University, has received two national honors as a leader in health care design and architecture: The American College of Healthcare Architects Lifetime Achievement Award and the Center for Health Design’s Changemaker Award.

  • Image of Scott Reeves and Anjali Joseph in the high-fidelty mockup.

    Rethinking the OR: Simulation tests researchers’ ideas for improving operating room design

    January 7, 2019

    Dozens of people surrounded a mock operating room to scrutinize in silence the smallest movements of a surgical team. Their observations, as well as the operating team’s critiques, will be collated and analyzed in the coming weeks as part of a joint project between Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to re-imagine the operating room.

  • A DPR representative is seen pointing to the construction behind him as a group of students in white hardhats with an orange Tiger Paw are seen in the foreground.

    Campus construction creates learning lab for tomorrow’s builders and designers

    January 2, 2019

    Faculty are turning job sites into classrooms, capitalizing on the construction boom by working campus projects into their curriculums.

  • Clemson professor Winifred Newman designs buildings to work for everyone

    November 7, 2018

    What brought Winifred Elysse Newman to Clemson University? “Opportunity,” she said. Newman joined the faculty of the School of Architecture in August as the Homer Curtis Mickel and Leola Carter Mickel Endowed Chair in Architecture. The Mickel Chair was created to support the research of a distinguished scholar who would also be engaged in teaching. […]

  • Pic of David Allison

    Meet a Tiger: David Allison

    August 20, 2018

    In 1974, his Philadelphia-area native arrived on a bus with a backpack and a pony tail. More than 40 years later, the pony tail is gone, he still roots for the Eagles (it’s a Philly-thing), but he’s also added orange and purple to his wardrobe. Today, he directs the graduate Architecture + Health program, which […]

  • Katherine "Kate" Schwennsen poses in Lee III infront of several small student mock ups

    Clemson’s School of Architecture director recognized with ‘18 Educator Honor Award

    August 8, 2018

    Katherine Schwennsen, FAIA, professor and director of Clemson University’s School of Architecture, has been named an American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) 2018 Educator Honor Award winner.

  • Becca and Ben Rook

    Gift from Ben and Becca Rook will name Architecture + Health studio for founder George C. Means Jr.

    August 7, 2018

    CLEMSON – Ben Rook, the owner of Design Strategies LLC in Greenville, has spent his career working on many different solutions to one question: “How can we make that happen?” He and his wife, Becca, are both alumni of Clemson University. Together, the Rooks make things happen in many arenas: education, architecture, business and community-centered […]

  • Deborah Wingler poses for a photo in Lee Hall on Clemson's campus.

    How a patient advocate becomes a health care designer of the future

    August 6, 2018

    Deborah Wingler’s journey drivers her passion for health care design.

  • Clemson architecture professor Anjali Joseph stands in Lee Hall on Clemson's campus.

    Clemson professor named ‘18 research-winner by Healthcare Design magazine

    August 2, 2018

    Healthcare Design magazine has named Anjali Joseph, Clemson University’s Spartanburg Regional Health System Endowed Chair in Architecture + Health Design and director of the Center for Health Facilities Design and Testing, a “HCD 10” award-winner for her research contributions to the health care field over the past year.

  • Clemson alum presents research on pediatric health care environments inspired by motherhood

    April 30, 2018

    Shan Jiang, Clemson University alumna and the 2017 Conference on the Value of Play Research Grant recipient, presented her findings on a pediatric health care environment study at the 2018 Conference on the Value of Play hosted at Clemson.

  • Endowment established for David Allison, one of the ‘Most Influential People in Healthcare Design’

    February 5, 2018

    Russell “Rip” Paul Parks, a Clemson alumnus and managing principal at DesignStrategies LLC in Greenville, has established a $175,000 endowment in architecture professor David Allison’s name.

  • Image of the high-fidelity OR prototype created by Clemson and MUSC

    Clemson, MUSC share gains made in OR design project

    January 25, 2018

    A joint research team including faculty from Clemson and MUSC unveiled a high-fidelity, mockup operating room at the Clemson Design Center in Charleston today. The OR prototype is based on three years’ worth of research of past literature on OR functionality; observation of best practices in updated, modernized ORs; and input from nurses, doctors and anesthesiologists on how the new OR should function.

  • Clemson students partner with GHS to revamp healing garden

    December 18, 2017

    Seven Clemson University students put their heads — and talents — together this semester to brighten the hospital experience for Greenville Health System patients, particularly those in the children’s hospital. As part of their Sustainable Landscape Garden Design laboratory class, an interdisciplinary group of agricultural education, architecture and horticulture majors completed a redesign of the GHS Healing Garden on Grove Road in Greenville.