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Architecture as Medicine

The UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital, A Case Study
Reuben M. Rainey and Alana K. Schrader

BUY Paper · 92 pp. · 6 × 8.5 · ISBN 9780991593408 · $20.00 · Aug 2014

Rainey and Schrader explore an innovative University of Florida cancer hospital, focusing on its many patient-centered design features as well as the sophisticated planning process and construction management strategy involved in its realization. This generously illustrated volume will interest design professionals, healthcare administrators, and anyone concerned with the ways medical environments can combine clinical efficiency with compassionate care.

Distributed for the University of Virginia School of Architecture

About the Author(s): 

Reuben M. Rainey is William Stone Weedon Professor Emeritus in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia. He is the current Co-Director of the School's Center for Design and Health. Alana M. Schrader is an interior designer and medical planner at Flad Architects.

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