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Published in PRISM: A healthy future for mass timber in medical facilities

October 07, 2019

By Lanny Flynn

The healing properties of natural materials aren’t the only benefit of building with wood

Healthcare designers searching for ways to reinforce a connection between humans and nature should look toward adopting the much-advanced technology of engineered mass timber for use in healthcare environments. Specifically, they should look to wood for the construction on the facilities’ structural frame, floors, and walls. Visually exposing mass timber elements could lead to better outcomes for patients.

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Baptist Health South Florida’s Proton Therapy Center in Miami, Florida. Photo credit: Halkin Mason

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