Director, Health Care
A Canadian Leader in Specialty Health Care Environments
Creating inspirational healing environments that demonstrate empathy for patients while supporting constantly evolving health technologies and the need for flexible operations is the balance achieved by our Health Care practice.
Under the leadership of Architect, Jim Weselake, an award-winning designer of health care facilities for several decades, our Health Care team is a leader in the design and engineering of diagnostic, treatment and critical care environments in Canada.
Our expertise in developing healing environments is backed by decades of experience in designing medical service delivery environments that support the unique needs of different patient groups and experiences. As the scope of health care changed over the last several decades, the firm has remained at the forefront in technological innovation and knowledge of the sophisticated and varied factors of health care design.
We balance this with the needs of medical professionals and scientific, medical and administrative groups in hospital and research facilities and stay abreast of trends and innovations in the world’s leading research and diagnostic facilities so that we can create the best solution for our clients. Today, this means going beyond aesthetics, functional concerns, patient care and the health care program to consider such complex needs as environmental sustainability, security, isolation and long-term maintenance and operating costs.
Our commitment to the integrated design process and our large team of architects, engineers, interior designers, urban planners and landscape architects support the Health Care practice to design complex health care facilities that serve a unique and diverse client base. Our firm’s experience in some of the world’s most advanced LEED® buildings and unparalleled expertise in biocontainment and security complement the challenges facing today’s health care organizations.