The Architecture of Health
Architecture of Health is a story about the design and life of hospitals-about how they are born and evolve, about the forces that give them shape, and the shifts that conspire to render them inadequate. Reading architecture through the history of hospitals is a deciphering tool for unlocking the elemental…
- Coming soon!
We may earn an affiliate commission when you buy through links on our website. This is how we fund the project for readers and authors. Please join our membership program to support our endeavor.
Why read it?
1 author picked The Architecture of Health as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
Michael Murphy is one of the co-founders of MASS Design Group, who may have seen profiled on 60 Minutes or in the Wall Street Journal. This design firm and nonprofit probably does some of the best and broadest work in health and justice-centered design, in projects from the United States to Haiti to Rwanda. I began my career in hospital design, and this book is both a history of innovative healthcare facilities but also provides an introduction to MASS Design’s incredibly innovative work in this sector and is beautifully and richly illustrated to boot.
From Sara's list on creating, building, and thinking about healthier places.
Want books like The Architecture of Health?
Our community of 7,000+ authors has personally recommended 10 books like The Architecture of Health.
Browse books like The Architecture of Health
5 book lists we think you will like!
Interested in architecture, construction, and urban planning?
7,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about architecture, construction, and urban planning.