PArkland Memorial Hospital // Dallas, TX


Project FEatures

The New Parkland Memorial Hospital showcases many of the best practices supported by Evidence Based Design. The following Evidence-Based Design features have been incorporated into the project:

  • Single patient rooms

  • Acuity-adaptable patient rooms

  • Strategically placed hand hygiene facilities

  • Decentralized nursing stations in combination with decentralized nurse servers

  • On-stage/off-stage circulation

  • Noise reduction measures

  • Increased patient access to natural light

  • Access to nature


Lori’s ROLE

  • Interior Design Project Manager for the New Parkland Hospital project from November 2009 through 2017.

  • Served as a key client relationship-holder and point-person in executive summaries and pivotal Interior Design presentation to the Board of Managers.

  • Leveraged communication skills to build consensus and facilitate communication in a challenging design environment.

  • Continuing to lead multiple wayfinding focused research studies in conjunction with the Center for Health Design Parkland Pebble Project.

  • Multiple speaking engagements.