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January 19, 2022 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm PSTFree – $20.00
AIALA Committee: Healthcare
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CES Learning Units: 1LU (applied)
California State Polytechnic University
University of Southern California
This month’s AIA Los Angeles Healthcare Committee will feature three presentations from Cal Poly Pomona’s Healthcare and Environmental Architecture Leadership (HEAL) program, the USC School of Architecture Health Care design graduate studio, and Woodbury University Architecture and Interior Design. This is a great opportunity to engage with students on their real world local projects.
I) Cal Poly Pomona’s Healthcare and Environmental Architecture Leadership (HEAL) program prepares next generation architects to meet the challenges of advanced technology and construction sustainability in healthcare. Hofu Wu, Arch.D, FAIA, HFAIT, LEED-AP, Professor of Architecture and Cal Poly Pomona’s Director of the Environmental Design Technology Unit, taught the Fall 2021 Healthcare Studio
II) The USC School of Architecture continued its fourth year with a formal graduate presence of healthcare design.This program combines the rapidly changing world of healthcare medicine, housing design for the frail//vulnerable, and the complications created from COVID-19. It consists skilled nursing units, affordable housing for age 55+, a neighborhood outpatient clinic and exercise facility with a landscape connection to the community.
III) Woodbury School of Architecture is distinguished by a broad range of degrees that address the needs, values, and potential of the built environment. These programs combine to create a holistic school dedicated to advancing the practices of design, the products of design, and the impact of design towards a more equitable and sustainable world. While this program doesn’t have a healthcare specific path, students still demonstrate their interest in adjacent studies.
Cal Poly Pomona Healthcare Village
USC Mixed-use Outpatient Clinic
Neline Minas and Katie Hawkesworth
Woodbury, Cleveland Behavioral Health Clinic
+ Participants will see (virtual) display of graduate student studio solutions to the rapidly changing world of healthcare, technology and sustainable solutions
+ Participants will learn about the use of a combination studio/seminar teaching model that focused on studio-based design decision making as well as history, contemporary design trends, public health considerations, specialized hospital spaces/components and technological advancement
+ Participants will learn about the design exploration of contemporary health care themes typical of those to be found in projects today
+ Participants will learn about the future possibilities for health care architecture design and research studies in academic settings at USC Architecture and other schools in the Los Angeles metropolitan area