The Center for Health Design has release a new study, available without charge at the web address noted below, which reports that “it is essential to focus on patient safety during the facility pre-design phase, as decisions made during this time affect all key decisions made later in the project.”
Ullan and her team probed “adolescents’ preferences for diverse hospital designs and compared them with those of the adults in charge of their care.”
Trying to design to make healthy eating more likely?
Research in care homes indicates that how furniture is arranged can significantly influence resident activity.
The Center for Health Design has released a literature review prepared by Anjali Joseph and Xiaobo Quan that can be used to assess risks to patients in long-term living facilities.
Generative space design is a way of thinking. Its practitioners focus relentlessly on the needs of commissioning clients and the ultimate users of spaces being developed.
Research continues to build indicating that light has a significant influence on well-being.
Researchers at The Ohio State University investigated the psychological repercussions of being exposed to dim light (5 lux) for 8 hours each day and normal daylight (150 lux) during the other 16.
Designing hospitals in China?
New research indicates that bringing hierarchy to mind can have positive repercussions.