SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology

Sustainability and Evidence-Based Design in the Healthcare Estate

Authors: Phiri, Michael, Chen, Bing

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This work aims to deepen our understanding of the role played by technical guidelines and tools for the design, construction and operation of healthcare facilities, ultimately establishing the impact of the physical environment on staff and patient outcomes. Using case studies largely drawn from the UK, Europe, China and Australasia, design approaches such as sustainability (e.g. targets for energy efficiency, carbon neutrality, reduction of waste), evidence-based design (EBD), and Post-Project Evaluation (PPE) are examined in order to identify policies, mechanisms and strategies that can promote an integrated learning environment that in turn supports innovation in healthcare.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Phiri, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

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  • A Review of Design Approaches + Strategies

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    Pages 7-33

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  • A Review of Healthcare Technical Guidance/Standards, Norms and Tools

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    Pages 35-67

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  • Case Studies: Design Practice and Application of Healthcare Technical Guidance and Tools

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    Pages 69-237

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  • Emerging Issues

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    Pages 239-257

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainability and Evidence-Based Design in the Healthcare Estate
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-39203-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-39203-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-39202-3
Series ISSN
2191-530X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 268
Number of Illustrations
23 b/w illustrations, 151 illustrations in colour
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