The inclusion of architecture and design concepts has become an integral component of contemporary approaches to treatment and recovery. This current development concerns the building of hospitals and health care facilities as well as the conception of spaces for staff, patients and visitors. Important topics in this regard are the use of light, the choice of colors and material and finally the flexibility of rooms. Masterpieces: Hospital Architecture + Design presents 60 important projects from around the globe. The reader will find a selection of projects from international specialists in this field as well as architects that approach the task from an outside perspective. This richly illustrated volume is part of the new trilingual series in square format 'Masterpieces?.