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White Arkitekter to design “UK’s most sustainable hospital”

November 4, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

Swedish studio White Arkitekter has been chosen to design the all-electric Velindre Cancer Centre in Wales, which will be built partly with low-carbon materials and follow circular economy principles. The Velindre Cancer Centre, which is set to be built in Cardiff, will feature lounge spaces, radiotherapy facilities and waiting areas all constructed from timber. Other

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White leather curtains enclose Lisbon wellness centre by AB+AC Architects

October 30, 2022 Natasha Levy 0

Portuguese practice AB+AC Architects has designed a multifunctional wellness centre in Lisbon that doubles up as an artists’ residence. The Open Hearts wellness centre is arranged around one large room, which AB+AC Architects refers to as the shala. This Sanskrit term refers to the idea of home but also, in the context of yoga, a

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Modern Age longevity clinic creates calm with 3form resin interiors

October 20, 2022 Dezeen staff 0

Promotion: longevity clinic Modern Age has opened its flagship studio in New York City, with an interior design featuring translucent 3form materials, which aims to create a welcoming environment. The Modern Age studio offers a wide range of treatments and products, including IV drip therapy, botox and wrinkle relaxers, vitamins and hormone therapy. The flagship

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A+R Architekten references traditional structures for hospital in Myanmar

September 10, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Project Burma Hospital by A+R Architekten in Myanmar

German practice A+R Architekten drew on traditional typologies and materials for this hospital in the remote village of Magyizin, Myanmar, which has been shortlisted in the civic building category of Dezeen Awards 2022. Located atop a hill in an area that is largely inaccessible during the rainy season, the hospital, developed by German NGO Projekt

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Renzo Piano designs trio of nature-focused hospitals for Greece

September 7, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Exterior of the General Hospital of Komotini

Italian architect Renzo Piano’s studio has shared its plans to create three hospitals in the cities of Thessaloniki, Komotini and Sparta in Greece for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Expected to complete in 2025, the three facilities will become the University Pediatric Hospital Of Thessaloniki, the General Hospital Of Sparta and the General Hospital Of Komotini.

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Renzo Piano designs trio of nature-focused hospitals for Greece

September 7, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Exterior of the General Hospital of Komotini

Italian architect Renzo Piano’s studio has shared its plans to create three hospitals in the cities of Thessaloniki, Komotini and Sparta in Greece for the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Expected to complete in 2025, the three facilities will become the University Pediatric Hospital Of Thessaloniki, the General Hospital Of Sparta and the General Hospital Of Komotini.

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Architects should be “more involved” in abortion access says AIA Los Angeles panel

September 1, 2022 Ben Dreith 0

Architects and designers should take a more active part in response to the overturn of Roe V Wade, the Supreme Court decision that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion, according to speakers on a recent AIA Los Angeles panel. “There are a lot of voices in the profession who were telling us that this decision

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Loop Architects completes ring-shaped nursing home for dementia patients in Iceland

July 3, 2022 Alyn Griffiths 0
Dementia-friendly timber nursing home in Iceland

Danish studio Loop Architects arranged this circular care home in Selfoss, Iceland, around a landscaped central garden to create a “homely and stimulating” environment for residents with dementia. The specialist facility in the town in southern Iceland contains 50 private accommodation units in a two-storey, ring-shaped building with a courtyard garden at its centre. Aarhus

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Frederick Tang Architecture transforms New York loft into light-filled wellness studio

May 28, 2022 Alice Finney 0
A green archway at Moxi wellness studio

Interior architecture and design studio Frederick Tang Architecture (FTA) has updated Moxi, a wellness studio and acupuncture centre in Soho, New York by re-arranging its interiors around an expansive oval skylight. Frederick Tang Architecture, based in Brooklyn, was tasked with reordering and redesigning the open-plan, top-floor studio into a space that accommodates a reception area,

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DesignAgency creates Ontario wellness retreat for psychedelic therapy

May 12, 2022 Ben Dreith 0
cabins by lake in Ontario

DesignAgency has released plans for a “psychedelic healing retreat” in Ontario called Dimensions Algonquin Highlands. DesignAgency, an international design studio, will work with psychedelic wellness company Dimensions to create the retreat on a 45-acre plot three hours north of Toronto, Canada. The retreat will be a collection of buildings arranged around a woodland lake meant

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