AHC Spring 2023: The Native American Voice in Healthcare
This year’s AIA AHC Spring Event includes one day of interdisciplinary presentations, design case studies, and conversations with a focus on designing for the Native American Healthcare Experience. This session will explore how healthcare design can respond and support aspects of culture through architecture and planning.
This live, in-person program will follow all relevant public health guidelines for Whatcom County. AIA Seattle strongly encourages masking to demonstrate community care. Our venue is fully accessible, with zero-step entry and an onsite accessible restroom. Please note in your registration if you would like to be contacted about specific accommodations to fully participate in the program, including but not limited to sign language interpretation.
This program is presented by AIA Seattle’s Architecture for Health Committee. Please contact Anthony Collins with any questions or concerns.
Programming and speakers subject to change.
Includes 6 LU | HSW and a catered lunch. Vegan and gluten-free options will be available.
$150.00 AIA Member
There are four (4) scholarship/reduced rate slots available for this program. If interested, please contact Josh Kolberg by Thursday, March 30th.
Registration for this event closes at midnight (12:00AM) on Thursday, March 30th!
- Participants will learn how to adapt design processes to take under consideration cultural needs of Native American Tribal Members. Examples of this inclusive design approach will be presented.
- Participants will learn about the cultural differences in healthcare providing and practice within indigenous cultures and the potential result on the design and construction of healthcare facilities.
- Participants will be introduced to project delivery tools that invite participation from diverse stakeholders and learn how two projects leveraged stakeholders to inform design solutions.
- Participants will learn techniques to mix healthcare programs and space plan to support integrated models of care delivery that provide a holistic approach to healthcare delivery. This will be taught leveraging solutions developed for two example projects.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
AssuredPartners Design Professionals | P2S, Inc. | Stantec | Aldrich + Associates | Coughlin Porter Lundeen
GLY Construction | Lease Crutcher Lewis | PCS Structural Solutions | Säzän Group, Inc.
Andersen Construction Company of Washington | BNBuilders | Wood Harbinger
SPECIAL THANKS TO ARCHITECTURE FOR HEALTH COMMITTEE
Join the Architecture for Health Committee!
The Architecture for Health Committee (AHC) is a Pacific Northwest committee of individuals who are interested in healthcare architecture and the effort to improve the quality of planning, operation, design and construction of health care facilities. The diverse membership brings together architects and related disciplines interested in the development and practice of design excellence three times per year for a day of sessions and tours.
AHC Board Co-Chairs:
Josh Kolberg AIA
Molly Wolf AIA
Check out AIA Seattle’s other Profession and Member Committees to participate in programs, events, and forward-thinking conversations.
Registration or Credit Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Senior Coordinator of Member Engagement Anthony Collins.
Contact AIA Seattle Executive Director Melissa Neher.