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The Architecture and Landscape of Health explores buildings and landscapes that were designed to treat or prevent disease in the era before pharmaceuticals and biomedicine emerged as first line treatments. Written from an architectural perspective, it examines the historical relationship between health and place through the emergence of dedicated therapeutic building types from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, a time when the environment was viewed as integral to the health of both the individual and the population. This book provides an overview of ideas surrounding health and place and their impact on architecture and designed landscapes. Different therapeutic buildings and places are examined, including public parks, asylums, sanatoria, leprosaria, quarantine stations, public baths and healthy homes. Each chapter outlines the medical context, common therapies, a history of buildings designed in response to these, and an examination of how such places were perceived to have functioned. Illustrated using geographically and temporally diverse examples, the book includes designs drawn from locations across the world including Europe, the Americas, Africa, Australia and Asia. The Architecture and Landscape of Health identifies and examines moments in the conversation between health and design, and is a timely look back on the resultant buildings and places, offering insights which could inform the design of therapeutic places of the future. An ideal read for researchers, academics and upper-level postgraduate students interested in architecture, and architectural history, particularly relating to healthcare design and medical history.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Julie Collins
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2020-04-09
File: 210 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780429862342

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Architecture and Health recognizes the built environment and health as inextricable encouraging a new mind-set for the profession. Over 40 international award-winning projects are included to explore innovative design principles linked to health outcomes. The book is organized into three interdependent health domains—individual, community, and global—in which each case study proposes context-specific architectural responses. Case studies include children’s hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, elderly housing, mental health facilities, cancer support centers, clinics, healthy communities, healthcare campuses, wellness centers, healing gardens, commercial offices, infrastructure for developing countries, sustainable design, and more. Representing the United States, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Australia, each author brings a new perspective to health and its related architectural response. This book brings a timely focus to a subject matter commonly constricted by normative building practices and transforms the dialogue into one of creativity and innovation. With over 200 color images, this book is an essential read for architects, designers, and students to explore and analyze designed environments that promote health and well-being.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Dina Battisto
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2019-10-30
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780429664854

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Design for Health: Sustainable Approaches to Therapeutic Architecture Guest-Edited by Terri Peters This issue of AD seeks out innovative and varied sustainable architectural responses to designing for health, such as: integrating sensory gardens and landscapes into the care environment; specifying local materials and passive technologies; and reinvigorating aging postwar facilities. Contributors include: Anne-Marie Adams, Sean Ahlquist, Giuseppe Boscherini, Robin Guenther, Charles Jencks, Richard Mazuch, Stephen Verderber, Featured architects: 100% Interior, Arup, C.F. Møller, Lyons, MASS Design Group, Mongomery Sisam Architects, Penoyre & Prasad

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Terri Peters
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2017-05-01
File: 136 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781119162131

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"With this book, Robin Guenther and Gail Vittori show us howcritical our green building mission is to the future of humanhealth and secures a lasting legacy that will continue to challengeand focus the green building movement, the healthcare industry, andthe world for years to come." —From the Foreword by Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO andFounding Chair, U.S. Green Building Council INDISPENSABLE REFERENCE FOR THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLEHEALTHCARE DESIGN Written by a leading healthcare architect named one of FastCompany's 100 most creative people in business and asustainability expert recognized by Time magazine as a GreenInnovator, Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, SecondEdition is fully updated to incorporate the latest sustainabledesign approaches and information as applied to hospitals and otherhealthcare facilities. It is the essential guide for architects,interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, andadministrators who want to create healthy environments forhealing. Special features of this edition include: 55 new project case studies, including comparisons of keysustainability indicators for general and specialty hospitals,sub-acute and ambulatory care facilities, and mixed-usebuildings New and updated guest contributor essays spanning a range ofhealth-focused sustainable design topics Evolving research on the value proposition for sustainablehealthcare buildings Profiles of five leading healthcare systems and their uniquesustainability journeys, including the UK National Health Service,Kaiser Permanente, Partners HealthCare, Providence Health &Services, and Gundersen Health System Focus on the intersection of healthcare, resilience, and ahealth promotion imperative in the face of extreme weatherevents Comparison of healthcare facility-focused green building ratingsystems from around the world Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, Second Edition is anindispensable resource for anyone interested in the design,construction, and operation of state-of-the-art sustainablehealthcare facilities.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Robin Guenther
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2013-07-23
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118416112

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Genre: Mental health facilities
Author: Morgan MacLeod Carter
Publisher:
Release: 2008
File: 186 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:437901207

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In this book Gayle Souter-Brown explores the social, economic and environmental benefits of developing greenspace for health and well-being. She examines the evidence behind the positive effects of designed landscapes, and explains effective methods and approaches which can be put into practice by those seeking to reduce costs and add value through outdoor spaces. Using principles from sensory, therapeutic and healing gardens, Souter-Brown focuses on landscape’s ability to affect health, education and economic outcomes. Already valued within healthcare environments, these design guidelines for public and private spaces extend the benefits throughout our towns and cities. Covering design for school grounds to public parks, public housing to gardens for stressed executives, this richly illustrated text builds the case to justify inclusion of a designed outdoor area in project budgets. With case studies from the US, UK, Africa, Asia, Australasia and Europe, it is an international, inspirational and valuable tool for those interested in landscapes that provide real benefits to their users.

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Genre: Gardening
Author: Gayle Souter-Brown
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2014-08-07
File: 318 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317649816

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Defining a research question, describing why it needs to be answered and explaining how methods are selected and applied are challenging tasks for anyone embarking on academic research within the field of landscape architecture. Whether you are an early career researcher or a senior academic, it is essential to draw meaningful conclusions and robust answers to research questions. Research in Landscape Architecture provides guidance on the rationales needed for selecting methods and offers direction to help to frame and design academic research within the discipline. Over the last couple of decades the traditional orientation in landscape architecture as a field of professional practice has gradually been complemented by a growing focus on research. This book will help you to develop the connections between research, teaching and practice, to help you to build a common framework of theory and research methods. Bringing together contributions from landscape architects across the world, this book covers a broad range of research methodologies and examples to help you conduct research successfully. Also included is a study in which the editors discuss the most important priorities for the research within the discipline over the coming years. This book will provide a definitive path to developing research within landscape architecture.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Adri van den Brink
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2016-11-10
File: 316 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781315396880

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Our modern lifestyles often cause us to spend more time sitting behind a desk than being active outdoors. At the same time, our general health is deteriorating. The alarming rise in obesity, sedentary lifestyles and mental ill-health across the developed world has resulted in an urgent desire to understand how the environment, in particular the outdoor environment, influences health. This book addresses the growing interest in salutogenic environments - landscapes that support healthy lifestyles and promote well-being – and the need for innovative methods to research them. Drawing on multidisciplinary approaches from environmental psychology, health sciences, urban design, landscape architecture and horticulture, it questions how future research can be better targeted to inform policy and practice in health promotion. The contributing authors are international experts in researching landscape, health and the environment, drawn together by OPENspace directors who have a unique reputation in this area. This pioneering book is a valuable resource for postgraduate researchers and practitioners in both environmental and health studies.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Catharine Ward Thompson
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2010-04-23
File: 312 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136988363

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'Imperfect Health' looks at the complexity of today's health problems juxtaposed with a variety of proposed architectural and urban solutions. Essays by Margaret Campbell, David Gissen, Carla C. Keirns, and Sarah Schrank deal with different aspects of the topic of health in the context of architecture.

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Mirko Zardini
Publisher: Lars Muller Publishers
Release: 2012
File: 399 Pages
ISBN-13: UCBK:C107171730

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Architecture for Healthcare continues the tradition of the Health Spaces series to demonstrate IMAGES' commitment to presenting the very latest trends in architecture for health from the best architects around the world. New and renovated hospitals, day

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Genre: Architecture
Author: Andrea Boekel
Publisher: Images Publishing
Release: 2007
File: 224 Pages
ISBN-13: 1864701188

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