Holistic Approach to Cancer Treatment Facility Design

Oct 01, 1999

The environment can play an integral, positive role in the healing process. Whether a stand-alone facility or integrated with a hospital, a cancer treatment center's design can incorporate such elements as natural light, plants, water, color, and texture to lessen the stress patients feel during the treatment experience.

Richard L. Miller, AIA (Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.)
Sam W. Burnette, AIA (Earl Swensson Associates, Inc.)
The Academy Journal of the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
The American Institute of Architects

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