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Kingston Lafferty Design creates “otherworldly” interiors for Dublin skin clinic

March 5, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Stainless steel treatment rooms of Dublin skin clinic Fitzgerald Private Clinic by Kingston Lafferty Design

A palette of plaster, marble, terrazzo and stainless steel was chosen to create interiors that customers want to “reach out and touch” in this Dublin skin clinic by Kingston Lafferty Design. The local firm was commissioned by the Fitzgerald Private Clinic to capture a sense of calm, quiet luxury while maintaining the cleanliness expected from

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“Hospitals in drastic, drastic need of innovation” says Reinier de Graaf

March 3, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
OMA hospital of the future

Dutch architecture studio OMA has produced a film exploring hospital design as part of its research into its first hospital buildings. Partner at the studio Reinier de Graaf tells Dezeen how he envisions the hospital of the future. OMA has been commissioned to build hospitals in France and Qatar, despite having no experience in designing medical buildings. This demonstrates that hospital

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Maggie’s charity forced to find new site for Alison Brooks-designed cancer care centre

January 20, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
An exterior visual of Maggie's Taunton by Alison Brook Architects

Plans for a Maggie’s Centre by Alison Brooks Architects on a site in Taunton, UK, have been halted after the local council voted against leasing land for the scheme. The cancer care centre, which had been granted planning permission by the former Taunton Deane Borough Council in 2019, is designed for a small parcel of land

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Three proposals for Covid-19 vaccination centres designed to speed up the immunisation process

January 6, 2021 Marcus Fairs 0
Urban pods by Stefano Boeri Architetti

With Covid-19 vaccinations being rolled out around the world, here are three proposals by architects to speed up the process including drive-through facilities, shipping-container clinics and pods in town squares. Urban pods by Stefano Boeri Architetti Italian studio Stefano Boeri Architetti has designed circular timber-and-fabric pavilions that will be set up in 1,500 squares around

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Stefano Boeri designs prefab vaccination pavilions for 1,500 Italian squares

December 14, 2020 Jennifer Hahn 0
Stefano Boeri coronavirus vaccine pavilion

Architect Stefano Boeri has designed prefabricated timber and fabric pavilions, which are set to house Covid-19 vaccination stations in piazzas across Italy from the first half of January. Around 1,500 of the structures will be set up over the following months at the direction of Domenico Arcuri, the country’s special commissioner for the Covid-19 emergency.

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Drive-through clinics in hospital car parks could be used for “accelerated vaccine roll-out” says NBBJ

December 14, 2020 Marcus Fairs 0
In Car Care drive-through clinic concept by NBBJ

Hospital patients could be treated in prefabricated drive-through clinics without leaving their cars, according to a concept by architect NBBJ. The clinics could also be used to administer coronavirus vaccinations, according to the architects. The prefabricated units “could be especially effective for accelerated vaccine roll-out, as it enables simultaneous distribution to every passenger in the

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Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe designs Utrecht care facility like a boutique hotel

November 8, 2020 India Block 0
Domstate Zorghotel rehabilitation centre by by Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe, Utrecht

Domstate Zorghotel is a rehabilitation centre in Utrecht, the Netherlands, designed by Dutch studio Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe to give patients a hotel experience. Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe deliberately approached the interiors of the 84-bed health facility like they were creating a 4-star hotel to give patients a more comfortable stay.

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Foster + Partners’ Cairo hospital embodies “latest research on biophilia”

September 14, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Exterior render of Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre Cairo

Foster + Partners has revealed visuals of the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre Cairo hospital in Egypt that will prioritise connecting patients with nature to boost their wellbeing. Now under construction in Cairo, the 300-bed hospital will have a shell-like roofscape and nestle within a “lush, verdant landscape” that offers views of a lake and

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Integrated Field decorates children’s hospital in Thailand with slides and a pool

September 13, 2020 India Block 0
Blue indoor swimming pool with arches and clouds in children's hospital designed by Integrated Field

Design studio Integrated Field has created colourful arched interiors filled with animals and clouds to provide an enjoyable experience for children at a hospital in Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Playful touches in EKH Children’s Hospital include a bright yellow slide that spirals through the reception and animal shapes above hospital beds and light-up constellations that act

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Cascade of sky gardens to crown Shenzhen children’s hospital by B+H Architects

August 25, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Shenzhen Children's Hospital and Science and Education Building by B+H Architects for China

An “urban living room” and rooftop gardens will animate the Shenzhen Children’s Hospital and Science and Education Building, which B+H Architects is developing in China. Set to be built at the edge of Lianhuashan Park in Shenzhen, the building will marry research facilities with treatment spaces in an effort to advance pediatric healthcare in the

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