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Integration of Nature January 22, 2009

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Sustainable Health care Architecture in a book that focuses on Green and Sustainable design. By Integrating Nature  into a design helps maintain the environment, as well as, create a healthier and safer environment for the individual and the community.  Using curtain walls on the shell of a building to increases the level of available daylight is one example of Integrating Nature into a design as well as, keeping it green and sustainable.   The book provides a variety of example on green and sustainable design.  It provides information on the integrated design process,  health mission, as well as, the 4 key building strategies, which are water, energy, materials, and environmental quality, that Architects and Designers use to produce healthier and better designs for the community. 


Guenther, Robin. Sustainable Healthcare Architecture.

              Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2008 (129 – 154)

Rana Salah


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