Blog - Wellness

An Extreme Makeover for Bernalillo County

Through successful extreme makeovers of older structures, visionary property owners can achieve important goals, including economic savings, efficiency gains, and environmental sustainability.

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The Promise of Public Space

How can we make better use of existing public spaces to satisfy emerging needs and demand while simultaneously ensuring equitable access across all socio-demographics?

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Tunable Lighting in a Special Needs Preschool

Classroom lighting has evolved to improve energy efficiency and provide users more control over the amount and location of lighting. But the newer, less common technology of tunable white lighting poses new opportunities and questions.

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Racism and Social Justice: A Safe Space for Uncomfortable Conversations

While discovering our similarities is a joy, I’ve come to realize that how we acknowledge and constructively surface our differences is just as important, if not more so.

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Clean Room Design: Achieving Pharmacy Flow with USP 797 and USP 800 Standards

Pharmacies and compounding laboratories are a hot topic in the health care world as the US Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) revised guidelines necessitate new pharmacy design to meet USP 797 and USP 800 compliance.

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Feeling Good in the Neighborhood: Healthy Urban Affordable Living

Sterling | Downtown is a 107 unit, affordable, multifamily housing community in Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. Located blocks from the heart of downtown, near a future bus rapid transit station, and several parks, Sterling | Downtown is a community enhanced by walkability, safety and security features, and driven to meet the health and wellness needs of the community’s residents.

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D/P/S Sustainability Action Plan

Read our Sustainability Action Plan and how we're working towards the goal of carbon-neutral buildings as set forth by AIA 2030.

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The CORE: New Recreation Facility Features One-Of-A-Kind Design

Creating a world-class community recreation facility requires more than an ambitious building and new equipment. It starts with a shared vision, strong partnerships, and a commitment to residents.

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Fort Yuma Health Care Center Celebrates Final Milestone with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The Indian Health Service and the Cocopah and Quechan Tribes celebrated the opening of Fort Yuma Health Care Center on April 11.

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Improving Patient Care: The Intersection of Culture and Evidence-Based Design

This presentation, part of the 2018 PDC Summit in Nashville, considers two Indian Health Service facilities to demonstrate how evidence-based design, a cultural understanding of wellness, and state-of-the-art health care can intersect to improve patient outcomes.

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