Healthcare projects present specifiers with a particularly strong set of requirements, most notably around standards of hygiene and durability. Austaron Surfaces has just the products to satisfy these requirements.
Collectivus creates an immersive wellness escape at Eden Health Retreat with luxury cabins that celebrate a natural material palette and spectacular views.
Greenway Views, designed by Gray Puksand for LDK Healthcare and Cromwell Property, rewrites the book on design for aged care – and it strikes a chord.
From Austaron surfaces comes the Staron® Evermoin®, improving upon the original Staron® surface is versatile and ultra hygienic, a gamechanging surface solution for healthcare workplaces.
Frightening or fascinating? Perth Children’s Hospital takes the nightmare out of hospital visits, inviting curiosity and play into its life-changing spaces.
The newly appointed principal at HASSELL believes that designers have a social responsibility to create sustainable, healthy places for the next generation.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that nobody ever ‘enjoys’ getting sick. However, it is equally true – but perhaps less often acknowledged – that the future of healthcare architecture in Australia is a bright and exciting one.
Jon Johannsen’s career has been about buildings and their context. He is led by the conviction that liveable communities are diverse in their demographic engagement. This is his story.
Bates Smart studio director Mark Healey has carved out a unique CV having worked on some of Australia’s best healthcare projects, alongside multi-res and commercial work. Here he opens up about the latest design thinking behind our changing healthcare landscape.
The latest issue of Indesign magazine has hit newsstands, this time focusing on the growing sector of ‘Healthcare & Wellbeing’. Tying it all together is a regionality that we’re exploring in new ways.
Bucking the status quo in healthcare, Coastal Neurosurgery is a home-like environment designed for patients’ wellbeing.
While most travellers search for the ultimate destination, others search for the ultimate journey. In one of Bangkok’s busiest transport hubs, Orbit Design Studio augments the experience of being ‘in-transit’ with a premium mind-body fitness centre. Transience has never felt so good.
Charlotte Ruben, partner at Swedish firm White Arkitekter, is at the forefront of the new generation of hospital design. Ruben shares her insights into this growing sector and how a hospital ecosystem comes together.
Hummingbird House is a state-of-the-art facility, designed by ThomsonAdsett, which helps families affected by life-limiting illness. We take a look at how this type of space advocates for legacy and resilience and how design is critical to its success.
Designers are working in an exciting health and aged-care climate where the very definitions of the sectors are being questioned, challenged and redefined. Cox Architecture’s (formerly CODA Studios) joyous and uplifting design of Karratha Central Healthcare is a strong example of a multi-dimensional health facility providing medical services and training opportunities that contribute to the improved health and wellbeing of the regional community.
The oft-opposing principles of medical-based thinking and evidence-based design have long been a sticking point for healthcare designers. The new Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart and Silver Thomas Hanley shows us they need not be mutually exclusive. There is a sweet-spot to be found. It just takes an intelligent and intuitive design touch.
You might assume that creativity takes a back seat to science and hard facts in the design of health and aged-care spaces, but according to Tonya Hinde, it’s the most creative sector she’s worked in. Here’s why.
Let’s ask the best design minds currently working in the most important sector … health.
With fluid and embracing forms, the Coppel & Piekarski Family Disability Respite Centre is a responsive, accessible and sensitive building that reflects the client’s approach to caregiving.