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NY Build Conference - March 12th/13th

NY Build Expo 2019

NY Build Expo 2019

Our Principal Mike and Senior Project Manager Dan were invited to the NY Build Conference Expo held at the Javits Center in New York City where they spoke to the audience about PDS’s work in Behavioral Health Design. The NY Builds Expo is a two day event that gathers professionals across the design and construction industry. More information on the expo can be found at the website:

The presentations covered code reviews, concepts, outcomes and lessons learned from several Behavioral Health facilities that PDS has completed in the past few years. Here are a few slides from the presentation.

Brooklyn Hospital Think Tank

Earlier this year, our Principle, Michael had the opportunity to work alongside noted healthcare design industry leaders around the New York City area to spend three days in Brooklyn thinking about what an idealized future of healthcare could be.

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Participants included:

Rosalyn Cama, president and principal interior designer

CAMA Matthew A. Finn, president and director of applied research, Cognitive Design

Carolyn Glaser, vice president for strategy and operations, The Center for Health Design

Robin Guenther, principal, Perkins+Will and senior advisor, Health Care Without Harm

Debra Levin, president and CEO, The Center for Health Design

Don Orndoff, senior vice president, National Facilities Services at Kaiser Permanente

Tanya Paz, senior designer, CAMA

Michael Pomarico, principal-in-charge, Pomarico Design Studio Architecture

Barry S. Rabner, president and CEO, Princeton HealthCare System

David Ruthven, creative lead, Philips Design 


Nyack Hospital Breaks Ground

We are ecstatic to break ground for Nyack Hospital's Emergency Department!  PDS was tasked to modernize and reconfigure the existing Emergency Department.  This 18,000 SF project will be a mixed occupancy expansion, including a newly designed Emergency Department, Lobby, and supporting spaces.

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PDS' ED rendering for Nyack Hospital

PDS' ED rendering for Nyack Hospital