Healthcare Architecture in an Era of Radical Transformation (BOK)

Stephen Verderber, David J. Fine

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In the 1960s and 1970s large, high-technology, in-patient oriented hospitals reflected the central role of such facilities in an expanding healthcare system. But hospital architecture and the healthcare system have vastly changed since then, in profound and unpredicted ways. This book explores for the first time how and why acute care hospitals and the often related psychiatric facilities, retirement communities, and community clinics have been transformed during the final decades of the twentieth century. The authors also consider utopian visions of unbuilt work and look ahead to the possible healthcare landscape of the future: 'health villages', home-based care for the ageing and aged population, and cyberclinics and virtual hospitals.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2000 Forfatter David J. Fine, Stephen Verderber
Yale University Press
ISBN 9780300078398
Antall sider 412 Dimensjoner 21,6cm x 27,9cm x 3,2cm
Vekt 1800 gram Emner og form Health systems & services, Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc

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