Culturally-Determined Architecture for Children’s Health

Course# Met117
This course is AIA/CES registered for 1LU/HSW.

Meyer Pediatric in Florence, Italy is a unique example of what happens when multiple firms come together under challenging circumstances to create a successful replacement of a beloved building. The article Hiding in the Hill from the September 2008 issue of Metropolis looks at this Tuscan hospital’s successful use of forward-looking ideas for hospital design and green building.

– Identify international cultural markers of healthcare architecture
– Discuss siting options that resolve issues of historic preservation and expansion
– Understand methods for a strong base of collaboration in challenging circumstances

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Culturally-Determined Architecture for Children’s Health © 2008 by Bellerophon Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.

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