BSA Lifestructures


Getting design right without over-or underbuilding requires a meticulous pre-design planning effort. Effective planning is critical to ensure that the right decisions are made before design and construction begins. The BSA LifeStructures Planning Team helps clients to discover and create a reimagined future. Our planning experts empower clients to think beyond their current state and experiences in order to explore and develop future strategic, operational and infrastructure needs. Based upon rapidly evolving demands in healthcare, academic and research environments, the facility planning studio delivers ideas, technologies and leading practices grounded in Lean methodologies, and industry benchmarks. As a result, planning becomes the owner’s roadmap for shaping future success.

  • Healthcare Master Planning

    The increasing complexity and evolution of healthcare means today’s design solution may not be relevant tomorrow. BSA LifeStructures addresses this challenge with a multidisciplinary group of healthcare planners who integrate patient care, organizational strategy, finance, technology, and design issues into a long-term solution.

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  • Higher Education Planning

    Whether it be campus, precinct, individual facility, or departmental programming, planning or design, our integrated team is adept at taking a comprehensive approach to meeting these challenges.

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  • Operations Planning

    BSA LifeStructures provides operations planning services to ensure function and form unite. The firm’s experienced team of clinicians uses lean principles and tools to maximize operational efficiency and provides performance metrics to enable continuous improvement. Healthcare operations’ planning addresses the model of care, staff efficiency, workflow, safety and patient experience from the view of healthcare professionals who have worked and managed in the healthcare environment.

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  • Facilities Management

    Effective facility management is a byproduct of good information gathering and planning throughout the life-cycle of a building. Every building has a complexity of needs depending
    on age, infrastructure, systems, budgets, safety compliance and other regulations. Facilities Management is a critical, strategic business discipline, using emerging technologies along with
    current and historic building and infrastructure data to enhance facility operations. BSA LifeStructures’ facilities management team will identify the tools and processes needed to plan, maintain, acquire and optimize your facility. Professional facilities management can help organizations respond to cost pressures, compliance auditing, adaptability and sustainability.

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  • Technology Planning

    LifeStructures Technology Planning provides the linking pin that connects Stakeholders to Design Architects and Engineers through experience and application of Technology Decisions. The staff implement current functions to future needs through technology and its application to real situations.

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  • Transition Planning

    BSA LifeStructures provides transition and occupancy planning services to ensure that staff are prepared for the opening of their new facility. The firm’s experienced team uses Lean principles to maximize operational efficiency and provides performance metrics to enable continuous improvement. Every aspect of the design, from drawings to operational plans, is  “brought to life” for the staff’s comprehension. This team-based focus allows our experts to identify and refine critical process flows.

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