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Mirrored cladding reflects gardens surrounding Maggie’s Southampton by Amanda Levete

July 2, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
A mirrored pavilion surrounded by gardens

The indoors are “in permanent dialogue with the garden” at the latest Maggie’s Centre for cancer care, completed by Amanda Levete’s studio AL_A. Maggie’s Southampton is a low-lying pavilion hidden within Southampton General Hospital’s car park by a verdant garden that covers three-quarters of the centre’s plot. It was designed by AL_A with Sarah Price Landscapes

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Ten architecture projects from students at the Academy of Art University

June 18, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
Academy of Art University

An aquarium designed to protect marine biodiversity and a healing centre using horticultural techniques to help treat mental illness are included in our latest school show by architecture students at the Academy of Art University. Other projects include a “public living room” that blends neighbourhood life with areas for privacy and a residential hub designed to enable

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Manuel Herz encloses curvilinear hospital in Senegal with lattice brickwork

May 6, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Maternity and Paediatric Hospital in Tambacounda, Senegal, by Manuel Herz

Swiss studio Manuel Herz Architects has unveiled the curvilinear Maternity and Paediatric Hospital in Tambacounda, Senegal, which is defined by its lattice-like brickwork. Built as an extension to a hospital in the town of Tambacounda in eastern Senegal, the building, commissioned by the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and local charity Le Korsa, contains paediatrics and maternity clinics.

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Glazed fins wrap Seattle’s Rosling Center by Miller Hull Partnership

April 25, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
The Rosling Center by Mill Hull Partnership

Shading devices help reduce glare at The Rosling Center, a research facility focused on public health designed by architecture firm The Miller Hull Partnership for the University of Washington. The building – officially called The Hans Rosling Center for Population Health – is located on the University of Washington (UW) campus in central Seattle. Set on

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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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