This new addition to the hugely successful Construction and Design Manual series looks at building typologies in the field of public health. It is an essential work of reference and covers the entire spectrum of interior architecture in consultancies, pharmacies and other medical facilities. Photographs, scale plans and sketches illustrate 50 projects, which are described and analysed in detail. Background essays shed light on such topics as interior design strategies, medical history and building costs. Sample floor plans and planning aids for architects working in the medical field round off this beautifully designed book.