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HISTORY OF HOSPITAL PLANNING

HISTORY OF HOSPITAL PLANNING  The hospital as an institution offering care to those who need it is of great antiquity. The modern word is derived from the Latin hospes (“host”), which is also the root for the words ‘hotel’, ‘hospice’, and ‘hospitality’. The earliest examples approximating the institutions we call hospitals, however, were the Egyptian […]


Flexible Design Principles in Healthcare Facility Planning 1

Flexible Design Principles in Healthcare Facility Planning vis-a-vis Adaptive Alternative Usage   • Healthcare facilities as designed and built in India today would be resistant to change of use   • However, “flexibility” as a design objective in contemporary healthcare facility design worldwide is of paramount importance   • This flexibility refers only to flexibility of change of […]

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