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Posts tagged ‘Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’

Healing Art: One Part Imitation, One Part Imagination

Both imitation and imagination have roles in healing art, and they interact to create a healing artistic experience for patients and visitors in healthcare environments. Jessica Ryan explores the intersection of imitation and imagination, with a touch of Plato and Kant along the way, in her second article in the TMD series on arts and healing, “Healing Art: One Part Imitation, One Part Imagination.” Click here to read the full article.

Hospital Design: What Difference Does It Make?

The new Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, which takes aesthetics and healing into account, opened its doors in 2009.

Architects, designers, and health care providers now recognize that they cannot ignore aesthetics when constructing hospitals. An aesthetically pleasing environment is therefore integral, and not periphery, to promoting healing.

Jessi Ryan explores the aesthetics of hospitals and hospital architecture in our next article from The Muse Dialogue: “Hospital Design: What Difference Does It Make.” (click to view full article)


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