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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The Architecture of Imaging: The Design of the Radiology & Imaging Sciences Department 73

The Architecture of Imaging: The Design of the Radiology & Imaging Sciences Department Introduction to Design Considerations Medicine is a science, but the practice of medicine is an art. This is especially true in the branch of medicine called medical imaging. The art of applying medical imaging requires high-technology equipment, tremendous care and patience, and […]


The Business Case For BIM in Healthcare Facility Design And Construction 70

The Business Case For BIM in Healthcare Facility Design And Construction Hospitals can be said to be the most complex of common building types. Each hospital is comprised of a wide range of services and functional units. These include diagnostic and treatment functions, hospitality functions and the fundamental inpatient unit. Each of the wide-ranging and constantly evolving functions […]

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