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Innovations in Hospital Architecture

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ISBN-10: 041577795X

ISBN-13: 9780415777957

Edition: 2010

Authors: Stephen F. Verderber

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This indispensable reference book captures key recent developments in the rapidly evolving field of sustainable hospital architecture. Today’s architects must provide hospitals which enable high quality care for diverse patient populations in carbon neutral care settings, and this book succinctly considers what needs to be done in order to meet that challenge. The contemporary hospital is viewed in the context of global climate change, the planet’s diminishing natural resources and the spiralling cost of operating healthcare facilities.Verderber considers the future of the hospital, and supplies a compendium of 100 planning and design considerations for the building type. The book…    
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Book details

List price: $105.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Architecture for Health-A Brief History of Sustainability
The Evolving Role of Site, Landscape, and Nature
The Evolving Patient Room and PCU
The Evolving Role of Memory, Place, and Sustainability
Designing for Hospital-Based Care
Case Studies