Health and Hospitals (Special Issue) June 1965, Vol 137, no 820
Pagination runs from p 403-492 + 240 pp. period ads. Excellent illustrations and photographs throughout. 4to. Wraps with sl. wear to top and base of spine, else very good copy. Compiled by members of the firm of Llewelyn-Davies, Weeks and Partners, contributors to this issue include P.J. Stone (with an overview of the history of hospital design up to 1900), Peter Cowan (contributing a piece on the location of hospitals in towns), T.E. Chester (offering a speculative article on the use of health services in the UK in the year 2000) and J.R.B. Green and E.D. Hazell (who present a bibliography of the general area). Individual case studies and plans are primarily UK-based and classified by type, i.e. general, psychiatric or research and teaching hospitals, with a comparative section on the design of four American hospitals.