Designers hope to prevent lost in the hospital with wayfinding
January 21, 2013
Source - KPLU Radio
Seattle Children’s hospital is hoping its new navigation system is better--and even will reduce stress and be fun. The familiar "giraffe" and "train" entrances are gone as of this week, replaced by a system of zones, such as "ocean" and "forest." Each zone is filled with animal symbols, meant to be entertaining (and distracting) for thousands of sick kids who visit every week.