Thearchitectureand design of hospital and other such health care facilities are changing. The stereotypical and traditional institutional facilities are now being replaced by spaces that are built around holistic care.
Holistic care emphasizes the healing process as much as it does the surgical side of hospital spaces, with many modern facilities now placing comfort and the psychological aspects of healing ahead of clinical austerity.
According to Dr. Esther M. Sternberg, author of ‘Healing Spaces’, the environment in which a patient is placed can drastically affect their recovery time and pain management. This relatively new way of thinking it is drastically changing the way...