Good Designs Benefits All

Architecture is an important contributor to mental and physical wellness in its own right. The relationship between architecture and health has historically received little attention, but recent work has changed this and established a more holistic awareness of the role of architecture in health. The growth in the healthcare architecture market considered to be primarily driven by the increasing rate of hospitalizations which can be attributed to increasing diagnosis of acute and chronic diseases, increasing incidences of traumas and also, the rising demand for preventive medical care.

Healthcare architecture refers to the architecture that is utilized for the designing of hospital facilities engaged in medical activities. The construction of hospitals is especially critical for the maintenance of public health as they contain all the important components needed for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a variety of medical diseases and disorders.

New construction service is likely to be the fastest growing segment for the forecast duration, owing to the high and sustained demand for the most advanced hospital architecture across the globe. A significant range of funds allocated by the government to the hospital sector of emerging economies is predicted to accelerate healthcare architecture market growth. The global healthcare architecture market size was valued at $5,954.3 million in 2017 and is projected to reach $8,210.5 million by 2025, exhibiting a CAGR of 4.1 percent in the forecast period 2018-2025. A growing number of hospitals in developing and developed nations is expected to boost the expansion of healthcare architecture industry during the forecast period of 2018-2025.

Therefore, to be truly capable of enhancing human well-being, building design needs to change its approach towards optimising crucial parameters such as temperature and humidity, in a holistic way that supports human behaviour and health, both mental and physical