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Calyx Health: Evidence-Based Design for Senior Care

As we age, our physical and psychological needs change. Understanding these changes, and employing the latest data & research was key to creating a safe, engaging and innovative environment for seniors.

4 clinic visits
per patient
per year
  • Alameda, CA
  • Health & Wellness
  • Medical Office
  • 2,500 s.f.

OUR SOLUTIONS

Data-Driven Design

Research shows that bright colors boost mood, while the color contrast improves wayfinding and safety for seniors.

Ergonomic Seating For Seniors

All chairs have arms while seats are elevated, firm, and sturdy.

Indirect, Diffuse Lighting

Included for seniors with light sensitivity

Nostalgic Décor

A growing body of research suggests nostalgia boosts mood, triggers motivation and can help provide a greater sense of meaning

Sparking Conversation

...with use of familiar objects and images

THE RESULT

This innovative clinic is designed to create an uplifting, supportive environment to help advance the health and wellness of a senior patient population.

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Design Thinking Case Study: Stanford Children’s Health

TYPE: Clinic Design
LOCATION: San Francisco Bay Area
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Redefine
your space

with Martinkovic Milford Architects

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