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The art of distraction: Tara Veldman on the future of healthcare design

The art of distraction: Tara Veldman on the future of healthcare design

As breakthroughs in medical science transform the future of patient care, so too does architecture, writes Tara Veldman of BLP.

Billard Leece Partnership brings ‘a home away from home’ for children across the country

Billard Leece Partnership brings ‘a home away from home’ for children across the country

Simultaneously awarded two major healthcare facilities, Billard Leece Partnership, is at the height of wellness design.

Australia’s first proton therapy unit for cancer treatment to be built

Australia’s first proton therapy unit for cancer treatment to be built

With the potential to save the lives of thousands, Australia’s first proton therapy unit, designed by Woods Bagot, starts construction in Adelaide next month.

With over 2000 registrations in 72 hours our first Webinar is going to be a big one!

With over 2000 registrations in 72 hours our first Webinar is going to be a big one!

We’re about to launch our new Webinar series with ‘Working and our Health’. With over 2000 people registering for the series in the first 72 hours, this is an opening you don’t want to miss!

Will you take the ten day hospital challenge?

Will you take the ten day hospital challenge?

Say what you will about the administration of China, they sure know how to address a lack of medical facilities in the face of a crisis.

Christchurch catalyst

Christchurch catalyst

For resurgent Christchurch, Tūranga is reinventing how a central library can ignite its cultural and social capital in a city still rebuilding.

Anything but clinical

Anything but clinical

The architects of Cabrini Malvern’s new Gandel Wing have envisaged wards that feel both polished and hotel-like in quality. But it’s the focus on safety requirements and functional needs of patients and staff that really shines through.

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.

Bates Smart’s Mark Healey on normalising the clinical environment

Bates Smart’s Mark Healey on normalising the clinical environment

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.

Staron’s healthy surfaces

Staron’s healthy surfaces

Healing begins with a patient’s environment, and that includes clean, healthy surfaces. The team at Staron offer a warm, soft and soothing-to-the-skin surface solution for this purpose.

The importance of healthy surfaces in design

The importance of healthy surfaces in design

Healing begins with a patient’s environment, and that includes clean, healthy surfaces. The team at Staron offer a warm, soft and soothing-to-the-skin surface solution for this purpose.

Australian healthcare design: Just what the Doctor ordered

Australian healthcare design: Just what the Doctor ordered

The transformative potential of design is particularly evident in the context of healthcare design, where it is now being used to create vibrant, uplifting spaces that positively impact patient health and mental states.