News: Centre CVA related to Chalmers University of TechnologySun, 14 Aug 2022 11:45:01 +0200 facilities planning<p><b>​On June 10th the continuing education course in healthcare facilities planning was completed.</b></p> Next occasion is in 2024. In total around 200 people have now taken this course. Thanks to all participants!<br /><br />Tue, 14 Jun 2022 14:30:00 +0200 program<p><b></b></p>​The concept program for primary care is now complete. It can be downloaded from the PTS Portal, see <a href=""></a> (In Swedish).<br /><br />Wed, 01 Jun 2022 14:00:00 +0200<p><b>​Spring is an intensive period for conferencing and knowledge sharing</b></p> CVA participates at several, all of them focusing aspects of healthcare environments, ahead of us are <a href="">European Healthcare Design</a>, <a href="">International Forum on Quality &amp; Safety in Healthcare</a>, and <a href="">ARCH22</a> in Delft.<br />Tue, 31 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 adjunct professor<p><b>​​Monday May 2nd, Henrik Magnusson held is inaugural lecture.</b></p>The focus, as well as in the subsequent discussion, was challenges in the healthcare facilities planning processes. Issues addressed where complexity, stakeholders, spatial implications and effects and many others. Welcome to Chalmers, Henrik!Tue, 10 May 2022 11:25:00 +0200 Facilities planning, module 3<p><b>​April 26th top 28th the participants of the continuing education Healthcare Facilities planning met at Chalmers.</b></p>​The focus was on planning tools and methods. The last day of the course was dedicated to a workshop on hospital areas, their meaning for experiences, mobility and micro climate. Next, and final, occasion is June 8th to 10th.Thu, 05 May 2022 11:05:00 +0200 goes international<p><b></b></p>​Researchers related to CVA collaborated with researchers at Indian Institute of Technology and submitted an application to a call by Forte and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for collaborative research projects in the field of ageing and health. The project focuses socio-spatial conditions for elderly. The submission was done on April 7th. The same day CVA co organized a workshop at Politecnico di Milano on Healthcare design and evaluation, participants joined from Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and US. The plan is to use it as a starting point for collaboration on evaluation methods and approaches.Thu, 21 Apr 2022 15:50:00 +0200​Cristiana Caira was in London last week teaching at the Bartlett School of Architecture<p><b>​Focused on processes and methods for planning healthcare facilities, from a Swedish perspective.</b></p>Cristiana took part in the module 'Health Services: Long-term Care' of the MSc Healthcare Facilities. Her lecture focused on processes and methods for planning healthcare facilities, from a Swedish perspective.<br /><br />The aim of the MSc Healthcare Facilities at Bartlett is to generate an integrated perspective of all those components that constitute systemic, sustainable, and successful healthcare facilities. MSc Healthcare Facilities modules are taught in intensive, week-long blocks on campus and the MSc is the only multidisciplinary programme of its type available in the UK.<br /><br /><div>Thank you Prof Evangelia Chrysikou, Program Director of MSc Healthcare Facilities, for inviting us to participate to this course for the second time. This time IRL!</div> <div><br /></div> <div><img src="/en/centres/cva/news/Documents/inside-700w.jpg" alt="inside-700w.jpg" style="margin:5px" /><br /><br /><br /></div>Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:55:00 +0100​Collaboration with Politecnico di Milano<p><b>​The objective is to develop collaboration, projects and research applications.</b></p>During spring 2022 Göran Lindahl from CVA is at Politecnico di Milano at the Department ABC - Architecture Built environment Construction engineering, Design &amp; Health Lab. The objective is to develop collaboration, projects and research applications. Also teaching and supervision related to healthcare facilities is on the agenda.Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:05:00 +0100​CVA management meeting<p><b>With new adjunct professors</b></p>On February 24th the management team for CVA met with new adjunct professors in healthcare architecture at the department. We discussed activities to come and planned for external seminars and webinars.<br /><br />Tue, 01 Mar 2022 14:40:00 +0100 and Spaces of Healing<p><b>​Cristiana Caira will hold a lecture at the conference &quot;Architecture and Spaces of Healing&quot; on the 10/3.</b></p>The conference is organised by the Ax:son Johnson Centre for the Study of Classical Architecture (CSCA) at the University of Cambridge and the Karolinska Institutet. <br />The conference is free to attend in person or online. You can register using the following link:<br /><a href=""></a><br />Thu, 24 Feb 2022 10:30:00 +0100 Studio 2021/22<p><b>Future visions for healthcare, housing and work 3: Healthcare architecture </b></p>​The course <span style="color:black"><i>Future visions for healthcare, housing and work 3: Healthcare architecture </i></span>(aka Healthcare Studio) is now completed and all final reports can be found <a href="/en/centres/cva/education/Pages/Master%27s-projects.aspx">here</a>.<br />This year, our students have developed proposals for a new Närsjukhus/ Community Hospital in Wieselgrensplatsen, Gothenburg.<br />The new community hospital is meant to have an important role in the development of the healthcare services provision in the region. The brief included a combination of specialist clinics, primary care and other elective healthcare services. The studio worked in close dialogue with Västfastigheter (VF) / Västra Götaland Region and with the City of Gothenburg.<br /><br />Examiner: Cristiana Caira<br />Teachers/ tutors: Lin Tan, Marie Larsson, Henrik Magnusson<br />External critics: Karin Tellden (VF)<br />Simon Wallqvis t&amp; Anna Reuter Metelius (City of Gothenburg)<br />Boubou Hallberg, Hospital Director Södra Älvsborgs Sjukhus <br />Laura Arpiainen, Professor Aalto University<br /><br />Fri, 04 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0100ÄS-and-CVA.aspx between SÄS, CVA<p><b>​CVA/Chalmers has started a collaboration with Södra Älvsborgs Sjukhus (Regional hospital) and Gothenburg University.</b></p>The intention is to develop a research-based collaboration including research projects, PhD projects and Postdoc projects within the areas of: <em>Integrated care, Patient safety</em> and <em>Healthcare environments</em>. Within these areas the intention is to create a research context based on targets concerning <em>World class care</em>, <em>With the patient – for the patient, The good workplace, Evidence-based healthcare environments.</em>Thu, 03 Feb 2022 11:05:00 +0100​Regional real estate conference<p><b>​CVA participated at the national conference for the heads of real estate in the Swedish regions on January 27th.</b></p>As always an interesting and rewarding opportunity to discuss issues concerning healthcare facilities.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 10:45:00 +0100​EBD 2020<p><b>​A report summarizing current research to achieve an overview concerning research-based knowledge about healthcare environments.</b></p>It is here, the report EBD 2020. A report summarizing current research to achieve an overview concerning research-based knowledge about healthcare environments. A steppingstone also for further development of knowledge.<br /><br />CVA also thanks everyone that contributed to the report. The report (in Swedish) can be <a href="/SiteCollectionDocuments/Centrum/CVA%20Centrum%20för%20Vårdens%20Arkitektur/2021/EBD_2020_-_Evidensbaserad_Design.pdf">downloaded here.</a><br /><br />Wed, 02 Feb 2022 10:10:00 +0100 professors<p><b>​Chalmers has an open position for assistant researcher within the area of health-related societal challenges.</b></p>This is an area in which CVA also is active, if you are interested or know someone who is, check the web <a href="/en/about-chalmers/Working-at-Chalmers/Vacancies/Pages/default.aspx?rmpage=job&amp;rmjob=9986&amp;rmlang=UK">link</a>.Mon, 24 Jan 2022 13:40:00 +0100