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Huang, Szu-Yin (author)
Have you ever imagined a hospital being a pleasant place to be? This project aims to provide a comprehensive and pleasant healing environment for people with decreased mobility based on the care model of the information society.
master thesis 2024
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van Heel, M.E. (author), Pretelt, Manuela (author), van Gelder, M.H. (author), van Oel, C.J. (author)
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic placed healthcare design at the heart of the crisis. Hospitals faced challenges such as rapidly increasing their intensive care unit capacity, enabling physical distancing measures, quickly converting to telehealth and telework practices, and above all, keeping patients and staff safe. Improving flexibility...
journal article 2024
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Wang, Ziyi (author)
Orthopedic surgeries are identified as one of the most noisy surgeries inside the OR (operation room). The highest noise sound level could reach up to around 130 dB, which is harmful to patients’ well-being and are likely to evoke negative feelings during surgery. In the previous study investigating the emotional experience of patients who...
master thesis 2023
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Wei, Liping (author)
Would you feel relaxed in hospital? Would you choose to meet a friend there? Would you like to spend your free time there? The answer for most people is no. Hospitals have always been synonymous with fear and sadness. Although it relates to the fact that life and death is a heavy topic, the hospital’s factory-like model and oppressive space...
master thesis 2023
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Bongers, Randy (author)
The importance of the research field, physical environment and the effects on people’s well-being, is highlighted since the report of Ulrich 1978. However, since this topic has an influence on a large amount of people, the difference between people gives the topic its multifaceted aspect. Which means many different angles on this topic have not...
master thesis 2023
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Çubukçuoglu, C. (author)
Hospitals are known as functionally complex buildings in various ways, namely due to their non-trivial spatial connectivity requirements. A spatial configuration has an impact on human behavior, human movement patterns and should match with the operational logic of the buildings. In hospitals, there are several typical problems that can be...
doctoral thesis 2023
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van Heel, Liesbeth (author), Pretelt, Manuela (author), Herweijer, Milee (author), van Oel, C.J. (author)
The COVID-19 pandemic placed healthcare design at the heart of the crisis. Hospitals faced challenges such as increasing their ICU capacity and enabling physical-distancing measures to prevent infectious spread. They also needed to co-house suspected COVID patients and nonCOVID patients with different requirements and enforce separate entrances...
journal article 2023
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van Heel, M.E. (author), van Oel, C.J. (author)
The design of a new hospital is typically used as a catalyst for change, redesign, and the implementation of new work processes to improve health services. Perceived outcomes after relocation may be linked to the success of co-design and stakeholder engagement processes. Especially in striking the right balance between the building (bricks),...
journal article 2023
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Çubukçuoglu, C. (author), Nourian, Pirouz (author), Sariyildiz, I.S. (author), Tasgetiren, M. Fatih (author)
The paper proposes a generative design workflow for three major hospital layout planning steps to satisfy multiplex configurational requirements. The initial step is stacking through clustering functional spaces into floor plans, for which a spectral method is presented. Subsequently, a novel simultaneous process of zoning and routing is...
journal article 2022
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Clarke, Nicholas (author), Kuipers, M.C. (author)
This paper continues on from a recently completed research project on shared built heritage of South Africa and the Netherlands from 1902–61, mainly created by Dutch–born architects. It focuses on two pioneering female architects in South Africa, Gertruida Brinkman (1906–77, née Siemerink) and Eleanor Ferguson (also Stakesby–Lewis; 1900–82),...
conference paper 2022
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Pretelt Duque, Manuela (author)
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of the healthcare systems in society. The pandemic overwhelmed hospitals and forced rapid and radical changes in healthcare organizations' working practices and management structures (MASS Design Group, 2020; Ramboll, 2021; Capolongo et al., 2020). The virus led to unfamiliar environments, new spatial...
master thesis 2021
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van Oel, C.J. (author), Mlihi, Meloek (author), Freeke, A. (author)
Using 3D design models, this study aims to better involve patients in the design of hospitals by investigating what physical environmental characteristics in hospital patient rooms are valued by patients. There is a plea for shared-decision-making and collaborative design processes with representatives from healthcare and the construction...
journal article 2020
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Eijkelenboom, A.M. (author), Bluyssen, P.M. (author)
Due to the increasing demand for healthcare and the large impact on the finance of hospital buildings in the near future, study is needed on aspects that affect health and comfort of patients and staff in hospitals. Therefore, a literature review was performed on studies related to specific hospital departments and occupant groups, in order...
journal article 2019
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Langeveld, A.T. (author)
In the medical world the focus is shifting from a clinical perspective towards a user experience perspective. The Leids University Medical Centre has the vision to put the patient central. Therefore in this project the patient experience was optimized by design within the current Integral Patient Logistics Project at the Acute Medical Unit at...
master thesis 2015
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Van Dam, E. (author)
De Jong Gortemaker Algra, a Rotterdam based architectural firm, initiated this project. The company designs mostly for social projects, e.g. hospital buildings and schools. When designing a hospital building they have to consider multiple stakeholders. To them the patient experience was an area in which they had little expertise. They started...
master thesis 2015
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