The social transformations and the technological progress in sanitary field have considerably modified the hospital conception. The hospital becomes space in which the individual is revalued and placed at the centre of the design process. From a neutral envelope, aseptic and marginalizing, the hospital space therefore becomes relationship and meeting space. Factors not easily valuable contribute to defining the quality of the space in terms of humanization. An essential role assumes the hospital environment, which should not only be complied with the treatment, but must directly involve the patient, integrating him into the hospital life. The attention towards the "affective" charge of users and operators, towards the complexity of their relationship.Following the advances of a research carried out in the field of quality and humanization of the most significant hospital spaces, in order to the efficacy of therapy, referring to some recent projects of hospital architecture.
|Title of host publication||Progettare i luoghi di cura tra complessità e innovazione|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|