How important is natural sunlight to the recovery of hospital patients?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in architecture, interior design, landscape | No Comments
How important is natural sunlight to the recovery of hospital patients?

In short, very. Florence Nightingale, in 1863, first wrote about the benefits of daylight to patients in her Notes on Hospitals. She stated that “the axis of a ward should be as nearly as possible north and south; the windows on both sides, so that the sun shall shine in (from the time  he rises […]