Children hospital design in children picture

SilavUtkana M.

World Conference on Design, Arts and Education (DAE), Antalya, Turkey, 1 - 04 May 2012, vol.51, pp.110-114 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 51
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.08.127
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.110-114
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Hospitalization may be a variety of negative effects (such as; pain, fatigue, anxiety, etc.) on the development of children who spend much of their lives in the hospital environments. Bringing space limitation, bedrooms where sick child may stay in long time interaction with his\her relatives and medical staff are preferred. Drawing method was used in this study in order to identify their feelings about the hospital bedroom, those who are hospitalized. Pictures drawn by children staying in hospital were evaluated by examining. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Ayse Cakir Ilhan