Applicable Biophilic Principles on Hospitals Retrofitting - The Case Study of Turkish Public Hospitals

Sep 20, 2018

This research project will present bionic-based retrofitting solutions, exploring the novel ideas in favor of revitalizing built public health centers incorporating biophilic design patterns. It will consist of: 1) a literature review of two similar projects using biophilic principles, and 2) presenting applicable solutions in order to optimize the comfort levels in healthcare centers in Turkey.

keywords: Biophilic Design, Existing hospitals, Turkey, WELL Building Standard

Behnaz Akrami (Istanbul Technical University (ITU))
Saeid Habibi (Technical University of Catalonia (UPC))
Presented at: 
2018 ANFA Conference (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA)

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