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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture
by Robin Guenther

Sustainable Healthcare Architecture is the key guide to designing sustainable healthcare facilities.

This book includes case studies of more than 50 of the best contemporary sustainable healthcare projects. It also contains numerous essays contributed by other leaders in sustainable design and healthcare.

Additionally, Sustainable Healthcare Architecture provides background information on LEED for Healthcare, as well as on the Green Guide for Health Care.

Healthcare facilities featured in this book include:

  • University of Wisconsin Cancer Center
  • BC Cancer Agency Research Center
  • Deventer Ziekenhuis, Netherlands
  • Gaviotas Hospital, Colombia
  • Fachkrankenhaus Nordfriesland, Germany
  • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Public Health
  • Sambhavna Trust Clinic, India
  • Joseph F. Sullivan Health Center at Clemson University
  • University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing
  • Changi General Hospital, Singapore
  • San Juan Regional Medical Center, New Mexico
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Waitakaere Hospital, New Zealand
  • Gravesham Community Hospital, England
  • Evelina Children's Hospital, England
  • Rehab Basel Centre, Switzerland
  • and many more!

Contents

Context

  1. Design and Stewardship
  2. The Built Environment and Human Health
  3. Environment and Medicine
  4. Nature and Healing

Actualizing the Vision

  1. The Business Case
  2. Design Process
  3. Integrated Operatiions
  4. Tools

Visioning the Future

  1. Pioneers and Benchmarks
  2. Resource Stewardship
  3. Toward a New Language of Form
  4. Ecological Footprint and Beyond
  5. Creating the Twenty-First Century Hospital

Index

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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture
by Robin Guenther
2008 430 pages $74.00 + shipping
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