Session Detail
Showing content for Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo 2017

« Conference  //  « Session Listings By Day

Wednesday, September 20, 2017  |  12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Separate Registration Required

Generative Space Workshop: A Case Study in Outpatient Pediatrics at Rush University Medical Center

Elizabeth Melas
Director of Capital Projects, Rush University Medical Center

The Chicago-based Generative Space Task Force (GSTF) is proud to be offering another annual Generative Space Program, in partnership with The CARITAS Project and the Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo. Hosted in the Austin office of Gensler, with lunch provided, this no-cost event follows the end of the Closing Keynote, from 12.30 - 2.00.


Just a short walk from the Austin Convention Center, this innovative program will be an informal discussion led by Elizabeth Melas, Director of Capital Projects, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. Elizabeth will present a case study of a recently completed Pediatrics Oncology Infusion Unit, and specifically discuss the generative space innovations of this project. This event will be interactive and highly participatory.


LOCATION: Gensler 212 Lavaca Street, Suite 390 Austin, TX


Click here to register for this workshop. Space is limited to 20 participants. 


Attendees will:

1.  Learn how the Generative Space Design Approach improves patient health outcomes.
2.  Understand how the Generative Space Design Approach Integrates both the design of the physical environment and the social experience.
3.  Explore how the Generative Space Design Approach enables both systemic and sustainable improvements to be made in individual lives, organizational performance, and overall community well being.