Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities / Edition 1

Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities / Edition 1

by Richard L. Kobus, Ronald L. Skaggs, Michael Bobrow, Julia Thomas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471356727

ISBN-13: 9780471356721

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Tremendous opportunities are opening up as architecture becomes more generalized and firms accept commissions for a widening range of building types. To take advantage of these opportunities, architects need instant information on the general issues, materials, systems, requirements, and general design guidelines associated with different types of structures.

Overview

Tremendous opportunities are opening up as architecture becomes more generalized and firms accept commissions for a widening range of building types. To take advantage of these opportunities, architects need instant information on the general issues, materials, systems, requirements, and general design guidelines associated with different types of structures. Building Type Basics books fulfill this need. Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities is a one-stop source for the essential information architects need to fast-start the design process. In this book, leading healthcare architects from across the United States share their knowledge and expertise on all aspects of healthcare facility design. Beginning with a wide-ranging, architect-oriented assessment of the healthcare industry's current and future needs, Building Type Basics For Healthcare Facilities provides critical information that enables architects to initiate successful designs for inpatient, outpatient, and long-term care facilities. Coverage includes clinics, emergency departments, and other ambulatory care units; ancillary departments and specialty centers; and places designed for adaptive reuse or the assimilation of future technologies. This indispensable guide:

• Asks and answers twenty questions that frequently arise in the early phases of a project commission

• Provides hundreds of project photographs, diagrams, floor plans, sections, and details
This conveniently organized quick reference is an invaluable guide for busy, dedicated professionals who want to get moving quickly as they embark on a new project. Like every Building Type Basics book, it provides authoritative, up-to-date information instantly and saves architects countless hours of research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471356721
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Building Type Basics Series, #1
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Perspective (R. Kobus).

Ancillary Departments (R. Skaggs).

Inpatient Care Facilities (M. Bobrow & J. Thomas).

Ambulatory Care Facilities (T. Payette).

Bibliography.

Illustration Credits.

Index.

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