The Therapeutic Benefits of Design


DESIGN & HEALTH II - The Therapeutic Benefits of Design

by Alan Dilani, Ph.D.

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm,

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This book is the result of the 2nd International Congress on Design and Health , organized by Karolinska Institute in Stockholm , in June 2000. It presents the latest research findings and knowledge about new approaches in healthcare design. The book includes 35 articles (330 pages) from research scientists, designers and health professional from all over the world. It is a standard reference in many universities worldwide teaching Design and Health programs.

- Introduction to Design and Health by John Zeisel
- Design and Health, Condition and requirements, 10 articles
- Major New Hospital Projects, 4 projects descriptions
- Children's Care, 4 projects descriptions
- The Patients's Preception of Healthcare Design, 3 presentations
- Senior Care, 3 projects description
- Healthcare Design Theory and process 4 articles
- Case Studies by Healthcare Design Firms 3 projects presentations
- Art for Healthcare 4 articles

Book details:
Paperback: 327 pages
Dimensions (in cm): 17 x 24
Publisher: Design and Health ( Stockholm, Sweden) 1st edition 2001
ISBN: 91-7332-963-0

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