Practices

Health

At HKS, we strive to improve the health and vitality of all communities we serve—every community, every project, every time. To do this, we pull from our global design team’s expertise, including architecture, interior design, strategy, programming and implementation. Our award-winning research on how design can improve health and well-being informs our design decisions. For each of our clients, we deliver compelling, efficient and flexible solutions that balance beauty with performance.

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How Can Design Support a More Inclusive View of Health?

How Can Design Improve Mental Health and Social Well-being?

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel Comprehensive Behavioral Health Center

As designers, we must use Evidence-Informed design, healthy materials and compassion to create environments that engage the mind, body and spirit

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Designing for Empathy and Resilience in Mental and Behavioral Health

I believe in the power of places to heal, connect, and serve vulnerable people — from hospital patients and staff, to people struggling with social isolation and mental health challenges.

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Taking Care of the Caretakers in the COVID-19 Era

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HKS-Designed Arcadia Trails Creates Idyllic Haven for Oklahoma Addiction Patients

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Designing for Mental and Behavioral Health Needs — Crisis Care Spaces within Emergency Departments