Healing architecture / [edited by] Christine Nickl-Weller, Hans Nickl.

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This title presents the fundamental principals behind the conception and design of built space and their effect on coping with illness. One of the key questions to be answered is how architecture can contribute to healing.


[Salenstein, Switzerland] : Braun, 2013.

Physical description

343 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), plans, portraits ; 25 cm


1st edition.


Foreword / Sebastian Redecke -- 10 theses on healing architecture / Christine Nickl-Weller, Hans Nickl : Basics ; Identity ; Social justice ; Urbanism ; Politics ; Program ; Change ; Space ; Human ; Challenges -- The hospital and the city : The hospital and the city / Cor Wagenaar ; Smart cities, healthcare and new forms of practice: an interview with Thomas WWillemeitof GRAFT / Raoul Bunschoten ; The hospital as social capital: the example of the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore / Ruzica Bozovic-Stamenovic -- The hospital as city : The urban potential of hospitals / Lars Steffensen ; The heavy and the light / Dominik Reding ; The "added-value" of good hospital architecture for personnel: an economic perspective / Bernd H. Mühlbauer ; Healing architecture: an interview with Berthold Höfling, chief physician for internal medicine and cardiology at the Agatharied Hospital / Katharina Matzig ; The hospital as a life-enhancing work environment: from hospital to "green health resort" / Rainer Hascher -- The hospital and me : The healing power of space / Eckart Rüther, Angelika Gruber-Rüther ; Architecture as interface: healing architecture for ePatients / Andréa Belliger, David Krieger -- Aesthetics and space : Curing the city / Milica Topalović ; Cherry blossoms / Heiner Blum ; On space and the city in cultural studies / Stefanie Bückle -- Excursuses : SeniorenWohnen am Englischen Garten-Retirement Homes, Landsberg am Lech / Nicolette Baumeister ; EEnlighteningthe city: an interview with Gerhard Eckl and Rainer Schmidt / Andreas Denk -- Afterword / Christine Nickl-Weller and Hans Nickl.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references.

Language note

Text in English and German.


Where to find it

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    Medical Collection
    WX140 2013H43
    Open shelves

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