Hospitable Design for Healthcare and Senior Communities

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Albert Bush-Brown, Dianne Davis
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992 - Décoration intérieure - 263 pages
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In error, CIP cites Bush-Brown as the author rather than the editor; this is a collective work, with essays from numerous contributors emphasizing the therapeutic aspects of space, light, landscape, music, art, and poetry. Recent designs displayed in some 250 illustrations (22 in color) show ways to achieve both privacy and community within settings that stimulate physical, intellectual, social, and aesthetic activity. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

_3Vistas for Communication
29
_6SculpturalPresences
36
3Healthcare Imagery 9 Z0Participation and Governance
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About the Authors Albert Bush-Brown is President of AB-BA— consultants in organizing, designing and financing residential healthcare and cultural communities. A former director and chairman of Barclay’ s Bank of New York, he currently chairs the Bank’ s Regional Advisory Boards. Dr. Bush-Brown was formerly Chancellor of Long Island University, President of Rhode Island School of Design, and professor at Harvard and MIT. He was Presidential inaugural appointee to the National Council on the Arts, and has been Special Advisor to the Secretary, HUD (Washington); and Managing Director of the Metropolitan Opera (New York). He is the author of numerous essays and books advocating the social and cultural benefits of good design. Dianne Davis founded Hospitality Healthcare Designs— a marketing and environmental consulting firm. Known as an industry catalyst, change agent and futurist, Professor Davis has been a leader in creating products and services for hospitality, healthcare and education. Some of her more innovative healthcare projects include designing the first medical professional center in St. Croix and mid-wifery center in Trinidad; and developing New York University’ s Center for the Study of Foodservice Management. Professor Davis has conducted numerous seminars for national and international organizations, including the American College of Healthcare Administrators, The First Annual National Symposium for Healthcare Interior Design, MUFSO, the American Hotel & Motel Educational Institute, and President Reagan’ s Initiative National Conferences for Women’ s Business Ownership.

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