Specialized Hospitals: Design & Planning
- Publisher: Design Media Publishing Limited
- ISBN-13: 9789881566423
- Binding: Hardcover
- Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2014
- Pages: 263
About The Book:
The consideration for designer of modern health care facilities is not only to provide a clean and efficient health care environment. Patients’ health, safety, emotions are not only depend on staff ‘s professional skill, and the environment also has healing benefits, which won more recognition. Specialized hospital focuses on one medical discipline, its space design thus must carefully consider specialized medical and procedure model and patients’ special requirements. Children’s hospital (pediatrics/adolescent), women’s hospital (obstetrics and gynecology), cancer centre (cancer and radiotherapy and chemotherapy) and mental health hospital included in this book are “artworks” with healing function, which created by architects, interior designers, ar tists and health care staff together.
About The Author:
Rebel Roberts is President and Chief Operating Officer of VOA Associates Incorporated, an international architecture, planning and interior design firm based in Chicago. A Registered Architect for 30 years, Mr. Roberts is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, is a member of the American Institute of Architects and is accredited by the American College of Healthcare Architects. He is actively engaged in the Chicago AIA Board of Directors; Louisiana State University (LSU) Advisory Board for the College of Art and Design; the Economic Club of Chicago and the Board of Advisors for Design Workshop, Inc. i-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: ZH-CN;mso-bidi-language: AR-SA’>cancer centre (cancer and radiotherapy and chemotherapy) and mental health hospital included in this book are artworks with healing function, which created by architects, interior designers, ar tists and health care staff together.