The Effect of Hospital Building on Patient Recovery

Jul 01, 2005

This study includes three clinics in the Kemperhof Hospital in Koblenz – a surgical ward, a women’s clinic, and pediatrics – regarding the connection of building features with recovery of patients, productivity of the employees, and well-being of all users. The methodological approach of this study uses post-occupancy evaluation (POE).

Author: 
Rotraut Walden, PhD (University in Koblenz, Germany)
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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