Saw tooth Concept :

In 1965, architect and hospital planner discovered that that retangular box of patientroom could be altered and even enhanced without completely relinguishing the basic rectangulariry of the overall plan . the found one way to introdue partial traingulation by performating the perimeter of the patient tower so that patient would have a better view from their beds. 20th Figure 10: Saw tooth concept: Mary’s help hospital Figure 10: Saw tooth concept: Mary’s help hospital in daly city , California (1964-66). Example: Mary’s help hospital in daly city , california by stone , marraccini and patterson ( 1964-66).it was a 250 bed hospital with ten level , had an unobstructed view of the surrounding.here alternative bedroom were positioned outborad by turning every second room at a forty five degree angle to the main race track corridor loop.The turning of this cubes resulted in diagonal walls in the adjoining rooms, the views from these room however were comparatively inaccisible to the patient

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