Medicine by design : the architect and the modern hospital, 1893-1943 /

Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the Royal Vicalong with other hospitalsto explore issues in architecture and med...

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Main Author: Adams, Annmarie.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2008.
Series:Architecture, landscape, and American culture series.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Medicine by Design examines how hospital design influenced the development of twentieth-century medicine and demonstrates the importance of these specialized buildings in the history of architecture. Annmarie Adams uses the Royal Vicalong with other hospitalsto explore issues in architecture and medicine, including the role of gender and class in both fields and the transformation of patients into consumers.
Item Description:Chapters previously published in various books and journals.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxv, 169 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-159) and index.
ISBN:9780816653997
0816653992