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Landmark Healthcare Facilities

Landmark Healthcare Facilities

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In architecture, construction, engineering, real estate development and technology the term building refers to one of the following:

1. Any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy, or

2. An act of construction (i. e. the activity of building, see also builder) In this article, the first usage is generally intended unless otherwise specified.

Buildings come in a wide amount of shapes and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, to land prices, ground conditions, specific uses and aesthetic reasons

However, a Healthcare Facility is a buildings or portions of buildings in which medical, dental, psychiatric, nursing, obstetrical, or surgical care are provided.[1]. While a hospital is a building or portion thereof used on a 24-hour basis for the medical, psychiatric, obstetrical, or surgical care of four or more inpatients.[2].

Reference

  1. NFPA 99. para. 3.3.68. ver 2005.
  2. NFPA 99. para. 3.3.68. ver 2005.

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101 Hospital Architecture Building as City

101 Hospital Architecture Building as City

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