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Person-Centered Health Care Design

Kopec, Dak (University of Nevada, USA)
This book presents the specialized area of person-centered health care design, which focuses on a person's design needs because of one or more health conditions and requires foundational knowledge pertaining to infection control, bio physiology, neuroscience, and basic biomechanics.
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The Healthy Indoor Environment: How to assess occupants' wellbeing in buildings

Bluyssen, Philomena M.
Offers a holistic approach to the understanding of the different factors that lead to a healthy indoor environment.
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Modern Hospice Design: The Architecture of Palliative and Social Care

Worpole, Ken (London Metropolitan Univer
Rooted in the social history of the care of the elderly and terminally ill, Modern Hospice Design: The Architecture of Palliative and Social Care takes cognisance of the new conditions of social care in the 21st century, principally in the UK, Europe and North America.
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The Therapeutic Power of the Maggie's Centre: Experience, Design and Wellbeing, Where Architecture meets Neuroscience

Frisone, Caterina (Oxford Brookes Univer
This book explores the many ways in which the therapeutic environment of the Maggie's centre is achieved. The book critically evaluates the Maggie's centre as a model to be applied to other healthcare facilities and to architecture in general. It is essential reading for any student or professional working on therapeutic environments.
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Building to Heal

Vollmer, Tanja C.
This book examines the hardships and challenges faced by the hospital system today, presenting innovative models and solutions in healthcare architecture. Through critical, scientifically based discourse, contributors examine healthcare systems and hospital architecture, and how architecture can contribute to the healing process of patients.
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Design for Dementia: Living Well at Home

Halsall, Bill (Halsall Lloyd Partnership
Designing for Dementia is written by an interdisciplinary team of professionals and academics whose aim is to present lessons learnt from the Dementia Demonstration House at the Building Research Establishment's Innovation Park.
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Rising Oceans & Spaces That Care: Complexities and ideas behind the Friendship Hospital by Kashef Chowdhury / URBANA in Bangladesh

Graber, Niklaus
In times of global crises, architecture must also seek new sustainable approaches to climatic and social challenges. Designed by Kashef Chowdhury / Urbana, the Friendship Hospital in southern Bangladesh can be regarded as pioneering in this respect.
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Design for Dementia, Mental Health and Wellbeing: Co-Design, Interventions and Policy

Niedderer, Kristina
This edited volume reflects on how design can contribute to people's wellbeing and mental health in the context of dementia, mental illness and neurodiversity. It is an important resource for designers, researchers, students, policy providers and health and care professionals.
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Understanding the Maggie's Centres: An Architecture of Care

Placidi, Dr Andrea (Oxford Brookes Unive
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