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BLP on the principles of design for non-binary youth

BLP on the principles of design for non-binary youth

We republish a speech delivered by Billard Leece Partnership (BLP) Health Lead, Tracy Lord, at the 2023 UIA World Congress of Architects in Copenhagen.

Rory Hunter: One man’s MODEL for build-to-rent

Rory Hunter: One man’s MODEL for build-to-rent

As he creates a template for the future, Rory Hunter envisages a type of build-to-rent that will deliver better lives for residents on every level.

“Health precincts are about embracing diversity and a holistic approach”: Ben Rees

“Health precincts are about embracing diversity and a holistic approach”: Ben Rees

Health precincts are complicated, multi-dimensional places to develop, design, deliver and operate, writes Hassell’s Ben Rees. So, “how do we balance commercial imperatives with the need to foster connection, community and wellbeing?”

Bates Smart comment: Can city-making inform hospital design?

Bates Smart comment: Can city-making inform hospital design?

From third spaces to connections with the urban realm, Alison Huynh shares her vision for healthy hospital design.

Southern hemisphere gets its first dedicated cardiac hospital

Southern hemisphere gets its first dedicated cardiac hospital

The Victorian Heart Hospital by Conrad Gargett plus Wardle has won The Health and Wellbeing Space at the 2023 INDE.Awards. It sets a new design agenda where patient and staff wellbeing is central to function and form.

BLP appointed lead architect for Queensland’s Bundaberg Hospital

BLP appointed lead architect for Queensland’s Bundaberg Hospital

Billard Leece Partnership will lead the architectural design of Queensland’s new Bundaberg Hospital, tipped to be a significant step forward in the state’s health infrastructure development.

“No longer business as usual”: A periscopic view of our cities’ futures

“No longer business as usual”: A periscopic view of our cities’ futures

INDESIGN Magazine’s 90th edition, The ‘City Futures’ Issue, is almost here! We speak with Tim Williams, cities practice lead at Grimshaw about the complex tensions our cities face in this post-pandemic, climate-critical era of globalised living.

Sarvodaya Hospital: From commercial hub to a super-specialty hospital

Sarvodaya Hospital: From commercial hub to a super-specialty hospital

Located in one of India’s most densely populated neighbourhoods, Sarvodaya Hospital conceived by Creative Designer Architects, shines a light on repurposing urban infrastructure to improve healthcare accessibility.

Welcome to Hospital Street: BLP realises Campbelltown award-winning expansion

Welcome to Hospital Street: BLP realises Campbelltown award-winning expansion

The $632 million Stage 2 Campbelltown Hospital Redevelopment in south-west Sydney realises the latest thinking around healthcare and healing environments. Campbelltown Hospital campus is almost doubled in size in Billard Leece Partnership’s (BLP) award-winning integrated design.

The pursuit of anti-ageing and wellbeing, at Saint Haven

The pursuit of anti-ageing and wellbeing, at Saint Haven

Gurner Group has just opened its first Australian Saint Haven private wellness club, boasting facilities, client services and an ethos that promotes wellness, anti-ageing and bio hacking. We took the private tour.

Silver Thomas Hanley on healthcare: Design brief, but with emotion

Silver Thomas Hanley on healthcare: Design brief, but with emotion

STH’s Anna Fox, Bill Kaloudis, Natalie Pitt and Stuart Turk put forward the case for emotionally responsive design with reference to healthcare projects that prioritise safety, views and space among other things.

Woods Bagot comment: ‘People-centric care’ sounds obvious, but we’re stuck in a system

Woods Bagot comment: ‘People-centric care’ sounds obvious, but we’re stuck in a system

In this comment piece on healthcare design, Edwina Bennett, associate principal at Woods Bagot, asserts that it’s time to prioritise people with new ways of organising our health spaces.