Towards a new hospital architecture: an exploration of the relationship between hospital space and technology
Burke, Angela 2014. Towards a new hospital architecture: an exploration of the relationship between hospital space and technology. PhD Thesis University of East London School of Architecture Computing and Engineering
Present urban acute NHS hospitals are rigid architectural structures composed of spatial and medical planning requirements that are underpinned by complex inter-related relationships. One assumed relationship is medical technology’s affect upon hospital space. There’s limited research exploring the relationship between NHS hospital space and medical technologies. Furthermore, little is known about the implications of emerging technologies (ETs) on future urban acute NHS hospital space. This study investigates the link between hospital space and medical technology to visualise the spatial consequences of incorporating anticipated medical ETs into future urban acute NHS hospitals.
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.15123/PUB.3895|
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|Deposited||07 Aug 2014|
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