Why Hospital Design Matters 2

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Why Hospital Design Matters 2

  1. 1. Why hospital design matters Farrow Partnership Architects Inc. www.farrowpartnership.com
  2. 2. © iStockphoto.com / Bojan Fatur B © iStockphoto.com/ fo otoIE g p p big deal for most people... The design of hospitals is not a © iStockphoto.com / Dr. Heinz Linke
  3. 3. otoIE Stockphoto.com/ fo © iS …until the day they find themselves in an alien world.
  4. 4. gstockphoto © big In thi I this world of ld f personal vulnerability...
  5. 5. ckphoto.com/ tirc83 © iStoc ...the physical environment becomes more significant
  6. 6. © iStockphoto.com Jeffrey Smith m/ q arises: question ...and the
  7. 7. © iStockphoto.co / Jeffrey Smith Must the environment add to my stress? om
  8. 8. © Farrow Partne ership Architects / Credit Valley Hos spital / photo: Tom Arban m …or could the hospital make me feel better?
  9. 9. Is it simply a matter of budget constraints? © iStockphoto.com/ DNY59
  10. 10. © iStockphoto o.com/ Kathleen & Scott Snowden imagination? …or is it a lack of
  11. 11. © iStock kphoto.com / Claude Dagenais e © iStockphoto.com fotoIE m/ the medical staff I rely on for care… And when I think about
  12. 12. Does the environment add to …or reduce their d stress?
  13. 13. Planners don’t consciously set out to create something dismal or mediocre.
  14. 14. But they do need to ask themselves: y What really happens here? y pp
  15. 15. © Farrow Pa artnership Archite ects / Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences y / photo: Peter Sellar life until the hospital comes to life… Then raise design quality standards
  16. 16. © Farrow Partner rship Architects / Credit Valley Hosp C pital / photo: Peter Sellar r g p y …in case life brings the hospital into your world.
  17. 17. Farrow Partnership Architects Inc. www.farrowpartnership.com

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