Hospital Design for Emotional and Cultural Needs

Jul 01, 2005

This paper examines how three dimensions of a hospital enable functionality as a healing environment: the layout and design; the evolving practice of medicine; and, the emotional response of patients, staff, and visitors. Case studies illustrate the author’s key points.

Eberhard H. Zeidler, FRAIC, Hon. FAIA (Zeidler Grinnell Partnership)
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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