Facilities: Volume 31 Issue 9/10


Table of contents - Special Issue: The architecture of the psychiatric milieu

Guest Editors: Jan Golembiewski

Including patients, staff and visitors in the design of the psychiatric milieu: Notes from the field

Nathan H. Perkins

Participation by patients, staff and visitors in healthcare design and planning offers multiple benefits in addressing the complex challenges of creating salutary…

Collaborative design: outdoor environments for veterans with PTSD

Amy Wagenfeld, Connie Roy‐Fisher, Carolyn Mitchell

Providing veterans diagnosed with post‐traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), their families, and staff opportunities to experience physical and mental restoration in outdoor…


Spaces for differences: dwelling after deinstitutionalization

Ana Paula Baltazar, Silke Kapp, Augustin de Tugny, Juarez Pereira Furtado

The purpose of this paper is to report on the point of view of architecture of an interdisciplinary research on housing and social integration of people with severe mental…


Accessibility for mental healthcare

Evangelia Chrysikou

Patients' movement in mental health facilities is frequently compromised for reasons quite apart from real physical incompetence. Accessibility within mental healthcare…


Lost in space: The place of the architectural milieu in the aetiology and treatment of schizophrenia

Jan Golembiewski

Psychological and epidemiological literature suggests that the built environment plays both causal and therapeutic roles in schizophrenia, but what are the implications…

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