13 March 2017

Frances Halsband To Speak at Center for Architecture in NYC on Design of Health Facilities in Africa

Frances Halsband FAIA is one of the speakers for a panel discussion about navigating the challenges of designing new health facilities in African countries on Thursday, March 16, from 6:00-8:00 pm, at the Center for Architecture in New York City.

Frances brings her recent experience with designing an ambulatory surgical facility in Uganda for the Mount Sinai Surgery Department to this discussion. She is joined by three colleagues — Louise Braverman, FAIA, Principal, Louise Braverman, Architect; Jim Bynum, LEED AP, Healthcare Planning Expert; Regional Practice Leader, Perkins + Will; and Bea Sennewald, AIA, RIBA, Director, AIA UK – who have worked on new health facilities in Burundi and Kenya. Each of the panelists will bring their insights to the process of designing facilities that reflect the local culture and context while providing essential health services to the community.

Moderating the panel is Peter Navario, PhD, MPH, Executive Director, HealthRight International; Director, Global Health Strategies, and Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Global Public Health, New York University.

African Health Facilities
Thursday, March 16, 2017
6:00-8:00 PM
Center of Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place, New York

$10 general public
Free for AIA members and students

Click here for more information and to register.

Mount Sinai Ambulatory Surgical Facility Uganda



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