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Healthcare constructions are public buildings that necessitate technical, healing and medical conditions, require common action from a number of disciplines and accommodate differing scales within themselves. According to the World Health Organization definition which stated that ‘Health is not only protection from diseases and microbes but also a state of wellbeing physically, mentally and socially’. Healthcare constructions include places that have negative connotations in the conscious of the society. The design of modern healing places as livable spots, environments to where feelings of belonging can be attached and environments of relaxing and healing therapeutics have become a delayed requirement. Therefore, in this study, efforts made to create a theoretical background in order to evaluate the relation between healthcare constructions and perception of places to provide reading over hospitals. According to the evaluation made, today’s spatial construction perception will be evaluated over The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia and providing recommendations on construction design is targeted.
Keywords: Healing places, hospitals, hospital design, healing design, healthcare constructions, spatial perception
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