Designing the World's Best: Children's Hospitals, Volume 1

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Bruce King Komiske
Images, 1999 - Architecture - 160 pages
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Designing the World's Best Children's Hospitals is one of the most successful titles in the Designing the World's Best series. This book presents the unique approach to designing a successful pediatric health acre facility which has made Bruce King Komiske one of the industry's most in-demand design and management consultants. Weaving together various aspects of design for children's hospitals, this book explores in depth the emerging trends that define the modern health care facility. Komiske's facilities continue to attract international attention. The 'Parents as Partners' approach to both planning and operating aspects of a children's health facility, and the ongoing success of involving the community to foster a healing environment are central to this book and are the emerging trends behind the development of modern children's health facilities globally. Bruce Komiske is among the nine experts, including health care professionals, architects and interior designers, who present chapters. Hospitals featured are state-of-the-art facilites in the USA and the UK.

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The Purpose
Interior Design Furnishings Wayfinding 38
Healing Environments 78

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