From Visions to Plans and Physical Environments: Designing Hospitals from a Patient Perspective

Jul 01, 2003

This article conveys some of the issues raised in the development of design models for St. Olav's Hospital in Trondheim, Norway, pointing out relationships between ethical and aesthetic issues: how physical surroundings reflect a perspective on humanity. It details a holistic resource model as a tool for developing a hospital from the patient perspective.

Ragnhild Aslaksen
Presented at: 
Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition (WCDH 2003, Montreal)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
The International Academy for Design and Health

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