The proven benefits of artwork have inspired many healthcare and senior living facility designers and managers to integrate artwork into their new construction and renovation projects. No longer considered just part of the décor, artwork in healthcare and senior living spaces has become a significant component in the overall design process, requiring in-depth planning and precise estimating to get the most value out of every dollar available.
As you’ll quickly discover, art procurement demands more than just selecting a pretty picture—by the time you add in the hours it takes to research, source, acquire and install an appropriate and cohesive artwork plan, your budget and your timeline can take a significant hit. That’s why it’s critical to look beyond the price of each piece to the totality of the entire project.
By taking the following three factors into consideration, you can allocate the proper budget for adding artwork to your new construction or renovation project.