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Hassell comment: How inclusive, universal design improves wellbeing in healthcare facilities

Hassell comment: How inclusive, universal design improves wellbeing in healthcare facilities

How do we design healthcare facilities where everyone feels included? The answer is to give people a choice.

How do we combat ageism through design?

How do we combat ageism through design?

At a recent panel discussion, entitled Designing To Defy Ageism, panellists looked to dissolve the myths around age brackets and what we may assume people need and want at a certain age. What came out of the event was a much wider discussion around understanding the needs and desires of an end-user.

McBride Charles Ryan: Engaging students, embracing growth

McBride Charles Ryan: Engaging students, embracing growth

McBride Charles Ryan looks ‘outside the box’ with its designs. Colourful and engaging, many of the practice’s award-winning designs can be found at Penleigh & Essendon Grammar School’s campuses.

Humanising healthcare interiors

Humanising healthcare interiors

KE-ZU’s thoughtful furniture solutions help to bring warmth and comfort to healthcare interiors, to improve patient experiences.

Herculean effort: A new paradigm for fitness design

Herculean effort: A new paradigm for fitness design

Created as a place to enhance daily workout life, Hercules Fitness is anything but your average gym.

It’s here, and healthy: Indesign’s ‘State of Wellbeing’ issue is now out

It’s here, and healthy: Indesign’s ‘State of Wellbeing’ issue is now out

Indesign magazine’s ‘State of Wellbeing’ issue is now on sale. Editor Alice Blackwood shares the very human-led highlights that are enlivening conversations around healthcare and wellbeing in design.

This healthcare unit is made from upcycled shipping containers

This healthcare unit is made from upcycled shipping containers

Architecture Discipline has done it again! Not only is its latest project a response to need, it also provides a template of health-giving design for the future.

Safe, clean healthcare fit outs that stand the test of time

Safe, clean healthcare fit outs that stand the test of time

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.

The pared back luxury of Eden Health Retreat

The pared back luxury of Eden Health Retreat

Collectivus creates an immersive wellness escape at Eden Health Retreat with luxury cabins that celebrate a natural material palette and spectacular views.

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

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.

Antimicrobial surfaces from Staron: A solution to cross-infection

Antimicrobial surfaces from Staron: A solution to cross-infection

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.

Healthy horizons: Perth Children’s Hospital

Healthy horizons: Perth Children’s Hospital

Frightening or fascinating? Perth Children’s Hospital takes the nightmare out of hospital visits, inviting curiosity and play into its life-changing spaces.