Affliate Memberships

Becoming an Affiliate Member of the Institute provides your organization with the opportunity to develop relationships with other healthcare groups and design firms. Members receive the following additional benefits and services:

      Quick, customized research reports addressing specific inquiries conducted by our faculty using all current and relevant


      Faculty consultation time to assist in programming, planning, design reviews, post-occupancy evaluations and other services.

      “Silent” queries of major design firms regarding issues that relate to planning initiatives.

      Periodic reports and findings published by the Institute

      Participation in meetings and presentation related to Institute studies

      Input into Institute research priorities

      Preferential access to student internship candidates

     Identification as an Affiliated Member of the Institute


Affiliate membership and research studies are managed through the Kansas University Center for Research, Inc. (KUCR). A not-for-profit organization, contributions towards research may be eligible for selected tax credits.

We can work with organization to establish a master research agreement.  This allows the execution of specific studies as a simple task and budget agreement.

In addition to research studies, Affiliate membership could support other activities, such as:

      Sponsorship of a Department of Architecture Health & Wellness program Capstone Studio. The sponsor can choose a specific

          topic based upon its interests.

      Client project reviews and workshops – based in Lawrence or via web conferencing


For more information about becoming an Affiliate Member please contact Frank Zilm 816-561-7186 

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