The updated 2nd Edition of Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities!
Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities, 2nd Edition is the one-stop reference for all essential information you will need to confidently begin the design process and successfully complete a healthcare project. This text is perfect for large or small projects while offering insight on staying within a budget and delivering a final product on time. Leading architects from across the US have shared their first-hand knowledge in order to guide you through every aspect of healthcare facility design, with an emphasis on how you can get started quickly.
This edition of the text has been revised with multiple new healthcare project examples completed within this century. The text also comes with more information on engineering requirements and the background for evolving sustainability and technology issues. This text begins with an assessment of the healthcare industry’s current and future needs and then moves on to focus on how those needs affect architecture. The text will give you critical information and guidelines that will enable you to successfully design outpatient, inpatient and long-term care facilities. Coverage includes emergency departments, clinics, specialty centers, ambulatory care units and facilities designed for adaptive reuse or the assimilation of future technology. 336 pp.
This quick reference:
- Gives all users 20 key questions to launching a healthcare facility design project.
- Offers insight from industry leaders based on their own design experience.
- Provides hundreds of diagrams, project photographs, sections, floor plans and details.
This book offers current, authoritative information through comprehensive coverage and logical organization to save all readers countless hours of research.
Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities, 2nd Edition provides architects with the essentials that are needed in order to jumpstart specialized facility design. Every volume features leading experts in the field who will address the issues that shape the early phases of a project for a convenient, easy to read format.