DESIGN: Behavioral Healthcare Design: Ten Things You 'Know' That 'Just Ain't So'

Written by James M. Hunt, AIA, NCARB, AIA Academy of Architecture for Health, Academy Journal 2015

When designing behavioral health facilities, designers and clinicians often rely on assumptions that have become "common knowledge". These "facts", however, are rarely evidence-based to determine whether they are truly valid. In this article, the author reviews ten issues to establish whether or not some of these "known" statements are actually correct.

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