That may seem like a dumb question to people who haven’t been in a hospital, but to the rest of us, including those of us who can’t even go into a hospital in life or death situations, it’s a serious one.
Check out this TEDMED video where Robin Guenther* discusses connections between health and environmental design, and what she and others are doing to make things different:
Why hospitals are making us sick
* Robin Guenther “works at the intersection of healthcare architecture and sustainability policy”. She is Principal at Perkins+Will, Senior Advisor to Health Care Without Harm, co-coordinator of the Green Guide for Health Care, and co-author of Sustainable Healthcare Architecture.
More about Robin Guenther here.
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