Pitts Presents Mental Health Design Webinars

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architecture+ Principal Francis Murdock Pitts, FAIA, FACHA, recently presented two webinars on the design of mental health facilities. On October 1st, he presented Design for the Care of the Mentally Ill in a Variable Climate” for the Design in Mental Health Network. He addressed how variable and extreme climates influence the design of space, including outdoor space, in environments created for caring for those suffering from mental illness. On October 13th, he presented “Psychiatric Crisis Centers and ED’s. Trends, Drivers and Examples” for the Academy of Architecture for Health/American College of Healthcare Architects drawing upon examples from recent projects.