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Prioritizing Regenerative Design in Healthcare

Ottawa Hospital Exterior

To meet the environmental challenges of today and prepare for those of the future, healthcare facilities are pushing beyond carbon neutrality and towards regenerative design. HDR's Matthew Cunha-Rigby, sustainable leader; Eric Meub, design director; and Peter Duckworth-Pilkington, sustainable design leader, outline the firm's Regenerative Design Framework and methods new health care developments can use to be sustainable and support the natural environments they inhabit. The framework's data-driven approach complements the firm's holistic and human-centered approach to designing for health and well-being. 

Read the full article, "Natural Progress," in the May 2023 issue of Healthcare Design Magazine. 

Matthew Cunha-Rigby
Senior Sustainable Consultant
Eric Meub HDR
Design Director, Health
Vice President
Peter Duckworth-Pilkington
Sustainable Design Lead