Keys in using art in hospital architecture
HOSPITAL DE LA SANTA CREU I DE SANT PAU: LLUÍS DOMÈNECH I MONTANER’S MODERNISM FOR HEALTH CARE
The Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau in Barcelona is a prime example in the history of hospital architecture.
Buildings have a great impact on our mood and well-being. So, it is interesting to explore the value of architecture in mental health care and to create a positive therapeutic environment. This is what we call architecture for mental health.
The architectural complex of the Central Anti-Tuberculosis Dispensary is one of the emblematic constructions by the Group of Catalan Architects and Technicians for the Progress of Contemporary Architecture (GATCPAC).