Hospital System | Scenario | L'ospedale invisibile

Hospital System | Scenario, originally uploaded by densitydesign.

The hospital system does not consider the user any more as a generic and standardized customer, but it takes conscience of the psychological factors able to condition and affect positively not only on the lasting, but also the recovery itself. The patient is not deprived any more of his characteristics, identity and culture, and it is considered lending attention to his necessities, given both by the subjective characteristics of the individual, and by the illness itself.
More precisely, the background is focussed on the patient of the department of oculistics, what following an accident or illness, and consequent operation, temporarily has a severe sight loss, or not seeing, but also to the patient whose sight is degenerating without possibility of recovery.
In the analyses led before a poor attention has been noticed by the hospital management towards the space in which the patient spends his stay in the hospital: the critical state emerged inside the relationship patient-structures is principally the lack of a true and real ambient atmosphere.
To solution of this problem will act on the perceived ambient atmosphere from patient, working on variables what the privacy, the comfort, the necessity of possession contacts with the outside world, the necessity of being diverted and the possibility of orienting himself without difficulty inside the space, without never omitting the problems of patients of the specific department in which the project proves true.


  1. 1. Douglas Henry Says:

    I am an architect doing some work in healthcare facilities. I’m interested in this diagram, but I can’t find a copy that is of high enough resolution (or vector) so I can’t read the text. Is it possible for you to share a high res version that I can read?


    PS – website not live yet. Sorry.

  2. 2. Michele Mauri Says:

    Hi Doug,
    on flickr ( you can find the diagram at higher resolution. If you need further information, contact the original authors (Marco Barbieri, Chiara Benedetti).

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