– Care for change –
A design proposal exploring convertibility between wards and outpatient departments
Keywords flexibility, generality, outpatient department, ward, healthcare architecture
Purpose and aim
The purpose of this thesis is to explore how a hospital building can be planned for convertibility between wards and outpatient departments through the implementation of generality and flexibility. The aim of the outcome is a design proposal to enable change with minimal interventions in the building design and simultaneously providing an environment for wellbeing and recovery.
How can a hospital extension be designed for convertibility between wards and outpatient departments?
Page 1 Introduction
Page 2 Context
Page 3 Proposal
Contact details firstname.lastname@example.org
Ward for in-patient care in, in Swedish vårdavdelning.
Outpatient department the care in outpatient departments is conducted during the day, in Swedish mottagning.
Convertibility to convert the environment to new uses.