ISU students take top honor in healthcare design competition
A project by Iowa State University design students has won the student category of the 2015 Healthcare Environment Awards. Co-sponsored by Contract magazine and the Center for Health Design, the annual awards honor healthcare interior architecture and design across a range of project types, according to a release. The ISU students took first place for their conceptual design of a second patient tower at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Their work is featured in the October issue of Contract magazine and will be displayed Nov. 14-17 at the Healthcare Design Conference in Washington, D.C. Team members are interior design graduate student Yongyeon Cho from Incheon, South Korea; fifth-year architecture students Yifan Luo from Chengdu, China, and Casey Tiedman from Lake Mills; and Haoyu Fang, an architecture exchange student from Southeast University in Nanjing, China.