16 Jun '12, 11pm

Building Designs that Promote Healing: I recently read this blog about the healing potential of building design....

Building Designs that Promote Healing: I recently read this blog about the healing potential of building design....

I recently read this blog about the healing potential of building design. In particular, I feel this is important to building design in planning the construction of hospitals and other medical facilities. Research demonstrates that medical facilities that are comfortable and calming and that are designed to reduce the likelihood of spreading infection actually result in better treatment outcomes for patients. It is a fascinating topic, and one that is often overlooked in conversations about effective healthcare. Our physical environment is yet another aspect of our wellbeing whose importance we often underestimate. In the workplace and in many areas of life, we often tend to behave as if we are automatons. Many people work in cramped cubicles with no natural light source, sitting in uncomfortable chairs while hunched over computer screens every day. We are not robots. To t...

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