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contents: print 18 22 36 42 editorial industry news product briefs: healthcare product focus: caregivers need care, too Nurture by Steelcase’s Empath recliner addresses both patient and caregiver safety 44 product focus: above + below Armstrong’s ceiling and flooring companies introduce solutions for the healthcare sector 46 product focus: glass for health Michael Graves creates an architectural glass collection for Skyline Design feature 48 advancements made in evidence-based healthcare design Rosalyn Cama, an expert on evidence-based healthcare design and a former ASID national president, points to gains in designing with evidence by Rosalyn Cama, FASID, EDAC 68 healthcare 56 the power of design Butaro Hospital in Burera District, Rwanda, designed by MASS Design Group by John Czarnecki 62 less clinical, more hospitable The Methodist Hospital Outpatient Center in Houston, designed by WHR Architects by Sheila Kim 68 beautifully lean Seattle Children’s Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center in Bellevue, Washington, designed by NBBJ by Sheri Olson, FAIA 74 raising the bar New York-Presbyterian Hospital Alexandra and Steven Cohen Children’s Emergency Department in New York, designed by Aedas by Jean Nayar 78 86 98 designers select: healthcare products Designers Joyce Polhamus and Barbara Huelat tell Contract readers about their favorite new healthcare products 102 ad index 104 perspectives: David Watkins, FAIA, chairman and founding principal, WHR Architects new life New York-Presbyterian Hospital Carmen and John Thain Center for Prenatal Pediatrics in New York, designed by Perkins+Will by Jean Nayar 82 urban sanctuary Memorial Sloan-Kettering Brooklyn Infusion Center in New York, designed by ZGF by Murrye Bernard awards 86 the 2011 healthcare environment awards by Stacy Straczynski and John Czarnecki cover: Butaro Hospital in Burera District, Rwanda. The hospital was designed by MASS Design Group. Photograph by Iwan Baan. See page 56. CONTRACT, volume 52 issue 8 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, October 2011) is published in January/February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October, and November/December; issued by Nielsen Business Media Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising offices: Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595; 646-654-4500; fax: 646-654-7370. Customer Service: For address changes (provide old mailing label and new address including zip or postal code and allow four to six weeks), single copy sales ($10 payable in advance), and subscription inquiries ($89/year U.S., $94/ year Canada, $175/year all other foreign) go to, call 800-697-8859, fax 847-291-4816, or write to or Contract Magazine, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road, Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 8 volume 52

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - October 2011

Contract - October 2011
Industry news
Product briefs: healthcare
Product focus: caregivers need care, too
Product focus: above + below
Product focus: glass for health
Advancements made in evidence-based healthcare design
The power of design
Less clinical, more hospitable
Beautifully lean
Raising the bar
New life
Urban sanctuary
The 2011 healthcare environment awards
Designers select: healthcare products
Ad index

Contract - October 2011