Category list : Health
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The troubled history of the asylum tests the limits of architectural design
AR Healthcare 2016 commended: RUF’s low-budget building in rural China is a device for healing
Building on Legacy: Health Education Centre and Outreach Schools in Uganda by Studio FH and Ross LangdonSubscription
A health education centre in Uganda, begun by Ross Langdon before his untimely death, melds with the landscape and moderates the effects of the equatorial climate
Realising various strategies to draw out a community, De Overloop provides a milestone in Hertzberger’s evolving approach
Distant space: the architecture of quarantineSubscription
Temporal and spatial distancing have been paramount in the fight against infectious diseases for centuries. Is architecture the only true antidote at present?
De Vylder Vinck Taillieu’s Caritas psychiatric centre in Melle brings the outside in
Maggie’s Manchester by Foster + Partners: ‘What matters is not to lose that joy of living in the fear of dying’Subscription
AR Healthcare 2016 commended: architecture is deployed with great sensitivity to lift the spirits and help provide therapy
AR Healthcare 2016 winner: a psychiatric hospital in Slagelse challenges public stigma with an unabashed open and informal approach
Revisit: ‘Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium continues to radiate a profound sense of human empathy’VideoSubscription
Completed in 1932, Alvar Aalto’s Paimio tuberculosis sanatorium’s programme was revolutionary
Thirty-three years on from his original critique of Hertzberger’s De Overloop care home, Peter Buchanan contrasts the architect’s altruistic approach with the ego-driven generation that followed