Chinese Health Care Architecture

Tongren Hosptial
The health care architecture is always treated special due to its importance and complexion. With technology development, Chinese health care architecture has been changed to a modern form, and been presented on the basis of western health care system since western medicine was introduced to China. However, Chinese traditions, that greatly impact the planning of a health care building and interior, led to a whole new look of the health care architecture. Like Chinese Tradition Medicine patterns and feng shui concept, it’s essential to understand, respect these influences and meld creative design ideas with advanced planning and building technologies in ways that respect and support the cultural and social values of the community it serves. Image source:Tongren hospital http://www.trhos.com/

Websites relating to Chinese traditions:

Chinese Traditional Medicine (CTM):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traditional_Chinese_medicine

Feng Shui concept:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feng_shui