Description

Architecture and Health acknowledges the constructed surroundings and well being as inextricable encouraging a brand new frame of mind for the career. Over forty global award-successful initiatives are incorporated to discover leading edge layout ideas associated with well being results. The e-book is arranged into 3 interdependent well being domain names―particular person, group, and international―through which every case look at proposes context-explicit architectural responses. Case research come with youngsters’s hospitals, rehabilitation amenities, aged housing, psychological well being amenities, most cancers strengthen facilities, clinics, wholesome groups, healthcare campuses, health facilities, therapeutic gardens, industrial workplaces, infrastructure for growing nations, sustainable layout, and extra. Representing america, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Australia, every creator brings a brand new standpoint to well being and its comparable architectural reaction.

This e-book brings a well timed focal point to an issue usually constricted by way of normative construction practices and transforms the discussion into one among creativity and innovation. With over 200 colour pictures, this e-book is an crucial learn for architects, designers, and scholars to discover and examine designed environments that advertise well being and smartly-being.