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Evolving what it means to be a strategic planning consultant, Blue Cottage is ever-focused on helping organizations amplify impact, lead with insatiable curiosity, and embrace a living-centered approach that drives generational success. We unite physical and digital experiences to catalyze regeneration across every corner of an organization and rally people around incredible new futures.
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From blueprint to bedside: Key lessons for the seamless transition and activation of new healthcare facilities and expansions
In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the strategic decision to open a new hospital demands a meticulous blend of planning and execution. At the core of this transformative journey stands a critical ally — the transition and activation team.
Designing better built environments for a neurodiverse world
There are incredible opportunities to design spaces that better support and empower the 15-20% of our population that identifies as neurodiverse. This piece launches a series that will look at how our schools, workplaces, hospitals and more can be reimagined through the lens of neurodiversity.
We have never opened a building this big or with this much at stake given the complexity of the patients moving into the building. We had a strong team but needed and wanted to beef it up with industry experts that have done these types of transitions and moves before. We wanted to learn from the experts and didn’t want to make any mistakes others may have made. At Boston Children’s, we look to learn from those who have gone before us.Stephanie Altavilla Senior Project Director, Boston Children’s Hospital
Jann Gao: Plotting stepping stones of curiosity and empathy
Jann Gao has never liked staying in one place for long. Growing up in a rural farm town in China, the transition to Hebei University of Technology in Tianjin (population nearly 14 million) caused her perspective to go from Polaroid size to panoramic.