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A treatise on hospital and asylum construction; with special reference to pavilion wards (1891) (14774492181)

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A treatise on hospital and asylum construction; with special reference to pavilion wards (1891) (14774492181)

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Title: A treatise on hospital and asylum construction; with special reference to pavilion wards
Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: Hammond, George Frances, b. 1855
Subjects: Hospital Design and Construction
Publisher: Cleveland, O.
Contributing Library: Columbia University Libraries
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al, Cleveland. CHAPTER IV.SKELETON PLANS. Almost tlie first tiling to be decided after de-termining tlie sliape and cliaracter of tlie pavilions,is of course, tlie arrangement of tlie outline orskeleton of tlie hospital. Many forms liave been used, and it may beinteresting to note some of tlie tj^pical outlineswbicb bave been given tbem. No attention bas been paid to tbe precedenceof tbe skeleton plans in tbis work, eitber as regardstbe date of erection or permanency of tbe buildings.A furtber description of some of tbese hospitals maybe found in anotber cbapter. On some of tbe plates wbere more tban a mereoutline is sbown, tbe black portions denote two ormore stories of lieigbt: scored portions representone story enclosed: outlined portions representopen or enclosed galleries, corridors and platforms.As some of tbe buildings do not now exist, bavingbeen temporary structures, all of the departmentsare not lettered, as tbe general outliue ratber tbandetailed information i:i the object.
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Plate 12, Page 25. Skeleton Plan, Antwerp Civil Hospital. See also plates 7 and S, pages 15 and 17. 26 HOSPITAL AND ASYLUM CONSTRUCTION. The Antwerp Civil Hospital, of v.-liicli anenlarged plan lias been given on prccceding pages,is shown on page 25, plate 12. The letters on the plan indicate departments as follows. A,Administration bnilding containing of&ces and ad-ministrative departments. B, Operating Pavilion.C, Alorgne. D, Chapel. E, Kitchen, sewing room,store rooms etc. and Pharmacy and Chemical Labora-tor3\ F, Dormitories of the Sisters of Charity whoact as nnrses in this institution. G, Russian,Turkish, and Roman—as Avell as ordinary—bathingpavilion. H, Laundry and Engine rooms andappurtenances, with Boiler room underneath. I,Pavilions for pa3dng patients. J, Circular wardswith rectangular head houses, and toilet pavilions.The total number of circular wards is 16, (two ineach pavilion) in addition to which there are 4rectangular wards for children in one of the central

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a treatise on hospital and asylum construction with special reference to pavilion wards 1891
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