Texas Architect July/Aug 2012: Healthcare & Wellness
In this edition about design for healthcare and wellness, we look at good buildings of both types. But the role of architects in public health goes far beyond their work on the hospitals, clinics, and fitness facilities routinely associated with these two categories. The broader purview includes their role in shaping more livable, sustainable, and healthy communities — the premise being that there is a direct correlation between the design of a community and the health of its people.
Texas Architect 73 7/8 2012 M a r k e t p la c e Design & BIM by David Naumann (512) 223-4900 austincc.edu/learncad firstname.lastname@example.org REVIT CIVIL 3D AUTOCAD @ Austin Community College Austin’s CAD Learning Center A beta version of the wiki- inspired app is available at www.hsaustin.org. Austin Historical Survey Wiki Seeks Participants The City of Austin Historic Preservation Office has been working in partnership with the Uni- versity of Texas at Austin (UT) School of Archi- tecture Historic Preservation program to develop a participatory, wiki-inspired web application to support the comprehensive survey of Austin’s historic resources. The community launch took place June 4. The Heritage Society of Austin has partnered on this project by assisting in secur- ing funding and providing volunteer support in adding content to the Wiki. You can be an important part of the Wiki proj- ect by taking photographs of City of Austin Landmarks and assisting in gathering and uploading other data including: historic zoning ordinances, historic narratives of City of Austin Historic Landmarks and other historically sig- nificant properties; and uploading information from previous Heritage Homes Tours and other HSA events. These tasks can be done at the HSA offices or offsite. To volunteer, or for more infor- mation about either of these tasks, e-mail isaac@ hsaustin.org or call (512) 474-5198. CE Credits Available through Texas Architects-AEC Knowledge Partnership Texas Architects has partnered with aecKnowl- edge—an innovative, online knowledge-sharing platform for the AEC industries. As an estab- lished provider of high-quality video continuing education, aecKnowledge features top thought leaders and subject matter experts. For more information, visit www.texasarchitects.org/v/continu- ing-education. Trends of the Trade