Revealing attributes of supportive healing environments in interior design: staff perceptions in healthcare design
People seeking healthcare anticipate an environment supportive of healing and wellness in acute and ambulatory facilities. Such environments synthesize psychological, social, and physical components shown to effect perceptions of healing (McCullough, 2010). "Well-designed physical environments... foster wellness, whereas poorly designed environments... make people frustrated and thereby contribute to the possibility of illness" (Dilani, 2001, p. 34). Wellness factors need to be clearly identified in designing healthcare facilities, becoming an integral part of the therapeutic process (Dilani, ...
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Molzahn, Emily Jane
Leigh, Katharine E.
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