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Publication: Azure Magazine
Title: Comfort Zones—Prescriptions for creating restorative spaces from ‘dochitect’ Diana Anderson
Authors: Kendra Jackson
Date: May, 2020
Prescriptions for creating restorative spaces from “dochitect” Diana Anderson include residential inspiration, limiting hierarchies and nurturing well-being for staff and patients alike.
Excerpt: Working at the intersection of architecture and medicine, Dr. Diana Anderson — both a healthcare architect and a board-certified internist — has a unique perspective on how buildings can influence healing and well-being for both patients and healthcare providers.
Founder of Dochitect, a collaborative model for approaching healthcare design from both fields simultaneously, Canada-born, California-based Anderson champions a refocusing of the built environment from being mere backdrops for medical encounters and toward settings that are humanistic and solution-based. Here, she shares insights on how architecture can promote healing.
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