Articles (24)


How Color and Design Affect Environments for the Aging

from D+D In Depth, October 2017 ; by VERONICA ARCAROLI, BENJAMIN MOORE

Architects and design professionals have a unique opportunity to improve quality of l...


AIA Conference on Architecture 2017: Coatings and Materials Preview

from D+D In Depth, April 2017 ; by AMY WOODALL, EDITOR, D+D IN DEPTH

From sessions led by industry experts to exhibitors on the expo floor, coatings and r...


Materials in Health Care Facilities: Beyond IAQ

from D+D In Depth, January 2017 ; by Robert J. Kobet, Leed Faculty (Retired), The Kobet Collaborative

Acoustics and daylighting not only contribute to patient wellness in health care faci...


The Invisible Menace: Antimicrobial Coatings to the Rescue

from D+D In Depth, August 2016 ; by Allen Zielnik, ATLAS Material Testing Technology LLC

The USDA and several leading paint and powder-coating companies are working to fine-t...


Color in Institutional Spaces

from D+D In Depth, May 2016 ; by Billy Rosbottom, Sto Corp.

Many see institutional buildings as synonymous with cold, bare concrete, perceiving t...


Selecting Coatings for Hospitals by Service Area

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E., KTA-Tator Inc.

The author describes criteria for selection of coatings in the variety of hospital fu...


Paint as a Powerful Tool in
Health-Care Settings

from D+D In Depth, March 2016 ; by Steve Revnew, Sherwin-Williams

For many people, paint is nothing more than a color on a wall. But when it comes to c...


Health Care Facility Finishes: What Matters and Why?

from D+D Print, March 2015 ; by Robert J. Kobet, AIA, LEED Faculty, The Kobet Collaborative

Health care workers share insights on the selection and maintenance of green design e...


Building Wellness

from D+D Print, December 2014 ; by Amy Woodall, Editor in Chief


In the 'Hospital of the Future'

from D+D Print, September 2014 ; by Gary Henry

At a technologically advanced medical center, paint contributes to both design and pe...


Picture This!

from D+D Print, June 2014

The Color of Glass


Painting for the Patient’s Benefit

from D+D Print, September/October 2013 ; by Jackie Jordan and Joe Kujawski, Sherwin-Williams

Advances in color research and coating technology can help improve the patient experi...


Going (Anti)Viral: Coatings Chemistries Take on the Microbe

from D+D Online Features, May 2011 ; by Allen Zielnik

The common belief that “paint can make you sick” has certainly spurred the developmen...


Good Medicine: High-Performance Wall and Window Systems

from D+D Online Features, April 2011 ; by Tammy Schroeder

Americans spend, on average, 90% of their time indoors, according to studies conducte...


Rensselaer Polytechnic Research Group Says Nanoscale Coating Safely Eradicates MRSA Bacteria

from D+D Online Features, October 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) reported that they have created...


Floor Prescription for Veterinary Office: Acid-Stain Treatment

from D+D Online Features, October 2010 ; by Joe Maty

Functionality was in the forefront of veterinarian Judith McClure’s thinking when she...


Prescribing green measures in the practice of health care

from JAC, May 2009 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC

LEED, Green Guide programs recommend detailed regimens of sustainable design, materi...


Powerful medicine

from JAC, August/September 2008 ; by Joe Maty, Editor, JAC

The architects of the new Pittsburgh Children's Hospital employed vibrant colors, bol...


Wanted: Bug killers

from JAC, June/July 2007 ; by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Antimicrobial coatings appear likely to assume greater prominence as weapon against u...


AIA president challenges federal government to meet tough energy-efficiency requirements

from JAC, April/May 2007

AIA President R.K. Stewart, in recent testimony before a Senate panel, urged Congress...


In health-care sector, coatings prescriptions reflect highly specialized service requirements

from JAC, August/September 2006 ; by Jayson L. Helsel, P.E.

Coatings for health-care and pharmaceutical facilities must typically meet special re...


The quest for coatings cures

from JAC, October 2005 ; by Walter Scarborough and Joe Maty

Coatings play an important role in creating and maintaining specialized environments ...


Study in contrast: Casino, natural-foods co-op put their money on variants of deco-floor theme

from JAC, July 2005

What could a high-rolling Atlantic City casino and a natural-foods co-op in the Pacif...


Design team prescribes resin-based material for hospital expansion

from JAC, January 2005

When Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas, undertook a $53 million exp...


 
 
   

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