Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture is the first book to examine the ways that healthcare architecture can provide better assistance in disaster-stricken communities.
Aimed at architects and other professionals working across the disaster relief sector, it provides:
Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture will be an invaluable reference source for architects, disaster mitigation planners, design and engineering practitioners, non-governmental medical aid organizations (NGOs), governmental health ministries, and policy specialists across the spectrum of disciplines engaged in disaster mitigation and the provision of healthcare in medically underserved communities globally.
Illustration Credits Acknowledgements Part 1: Background 1. Introduction 2. Transportables for Health: A Brief Modern History 3. OFFSITE Part 2: Design 4. Pop-Up Clinics 5. Planning and Design Considerations for Transportable Healthcare Part 3: Case Studies 6. Case Studies 1-18 Appendices 1. Installation Sites 7-18 in New Orleans and Charleston 2. Four Interviews Postscript Notes Index