Daylight, View and Good Circulation in Hospital Design

Jul 01, 2005

This paper traces the evolution of daylight, views and circulation as major determinants of built form. The conclusion suggests that a fusion of new construction technologies, particularly the use of glass and gardens with some of the oldest
sensitivities to daylight, can result in energy-efficient and easy-to-use concepts for hospitals.

Author: 
Ed Jakmauh, FAIA, ACHA, LEED AP
Presented at: 
Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition (WCDH 2005, Frankfurt)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
The International Academy for Design and Health
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