BJAC Releases Podcast on Evidence Based Design

Tan Zheng Shares Meaning and Importance for Health Care Clients

Raleigh, NC, March 26, 2011 --( Dan Fields, principal of BJAC Raleigh, pa (, an architectural firm offering professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects, has announced the release of a podcast on Evidence Based Design. In this podcast, intern architect Tan Zheng discusses what Evidence Based Design is and what it means to health care architecture and clients, as well as what it means in terms of patient outcomes. Zheng also shares information on the accreditation and certification process for Evidence Based Design, why certification is important and how Zheng’s certification has benefited BJAC clients. This podcast can be found at

“The healthcare design industry has come a long way toward understanding the impact of the built environment on global health and safety,” said Zheng. “Evidence Based Design is a useful asset for architecture firms and clients when assessing architecture plans because it utilizes credible research to achieve the best possible outcomes.”

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About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit

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