What would someone do who equally loves medicine and architecture? For Diana Anderson, it was simple: she became the world’s (probably) first dochitect: doctor + architect. As a published author in both fields, she creates hospital design projects globally, and shifts the paradigm on both ends, focusing on the impacts of healthcare design on patient outcomes, staff satisfaction, and related topics.
As we immerse ourselves in the operation of the hospitals on The Medical Futurist site in the coming weeks, we asked Diana what she thought the hospitals of the future would look like. She gave us responses together with Cath Lewin, Senior Health Planner at Jacobs.
“The complexity of the current pandemic has led to successful inter-disciplinary alliances between designers, architects, engineers, public health officials, health facility operators, and others to work together on design-related solutions.”
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