Healing and the healthcare village: beyond the mega-hospital to a new model of health design

Hosp Q. 2003;6(4):66-72, 4. doi: 10.12927/hcq..16630.


If the delivery of healthcare and the creation of architecture share the common goal of improving the quality of life, then the role of healthcare architecture has never been more important.

MeSH terms

  • Architecture / standards*
  • Conservation of Energy Resources
  • Health Facility Environment
  • Holistic Health
  • Hospital Design and Construction / standards*
  • Hospital-Patient Relations*
  • Humans
  • Interior Design and Furnishings
  • Lighting
  • Mental Healing
  • Models, Organizational*
  • North America
  • Solar Energy