Research & Development in Material Science

Biophilic Design (Criteria and Procedures) on the Existed Hospitals

  • Open or Close Ahmed I Hassanin1* and Sara G Abo-Sabaa2

    1Department of Construction Engineering, Egyptian Russian University, Egypt

    2Department of Architecture Engineering, Egyptian Russian University, Egypt

    *Corresponding author: Ahmed I Hassanin, Department of Construction Engineering, Egyptian Russian University, Egypt

Submission: February 13, 2018; Published: March 19, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RDMS.2018.04.000589

ISSN: 2576-8840
Volume4 Issue2


Emotions reflected the quality of relationship of humans, thought, culture, and health that every individual or society expresses. Now, the built space has been conceived and designed by giving nature a role that is not only marginal, but also irrelevant to the health and happiness individuals.

The main topic of this article is to shed light on the increased importance of a cultural change in the design of spaces aimed at reconnecting individuals with the patterns and processes of nature, both in the urban areas and, particularly, in hospitals. This study introduces new criteria for an architectural language for hospitals and to show the key features of health-inducing buildings.

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