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Healthcare Design (Interior Architecture): Web Resources

Healthcare Design

Healthcare Organizations

The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH)

The AAH is a part of the American Institute of Architects organization that focuses specifically on Healthcare Design and designing healthy environments.


American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers (AAHID)

AAHID is an organization that offers certification for interior designers in the Healthcare field, distinguishing them from other designers.  It provides members with a resource to keep updated within the Healthcare field.


American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

ACHE is dedicated to keeping track of Healthcare trends and providing professionals with this information.


American Hospital Association (AHA)

This group is catered towards the medical profession but it has useful information about emerging healthcare issues that a designer would need to be aware of and address.


The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Please see “The Academy of Architecture for Health” above:


The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

ASHE is affiliated with the AHA and focuses on the engineering aspect of Healthcare facilities.


The Center for Health Design (CHD)

The CHD is dedicated to ensuring healthy environments in Healthcare facilities.


Practice Green Health

Practice Green Health is an organization committed to sustainable Healthcare practices.


The Society for the Arts in Healthcare

This organization is a non-profit group formed to advance art as an important aspect of Healthcare Design