AD Round Up: Health Architecture Part VII

Courtesy of Billard Leece Partnership

Late-2010 projects for our seventh selection of previously featured health architecture. Check them all after the break.

Barwon Health Teaching Training & Research Centre / Billard Leece Partnership
This project challenges the view that clinical interiors need to be limited in colour or texture. Using a limited achromatic palette of external materials, the perception of a vibrant visceral-like interior is heightened in this integrated clinical teaching, training and research centre in Geelong, Australia (read more…)

© Richard Johnson

One Kids Place / Mitchell Architects
One Kids Place Children’s Treatment Centre is a not-for-profit corporation providing regional rehabilitation and related support services. The new Children’s Treatment Centre in North Bay, Ontario Canada serves children and youth with communication, developmental and physical needs including, with a range of integrated services which include: occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech language pathology, social work, therapeutic recreation and specialized medical clinics (read more…)

© Rupert Steiner

School of Nursing in the Kaiser Franz Joseph Hospital / lichtblau.wagner architekten
The new health care and nursing school of the City of Vienna stands directly on Triester Strasse in Vienna-Favoriten, one of the city’s busiest streets. Behind it, completely unnoticeable from outside, is the Kaiser Franz Josef Spital, a hospital laid out in a pavilion system, a 19th century urban planning type that today still possesses genuine qualities: generously sized green spaces, areas of park with mature trees, and individual buildings that establish intensive relationships to the outdoors (read more…)

Courtesy of Laurent Jannet

Saint Germain Du Bois Medical Center / Arcad’26
The poverty of medical services in rural villages leads many to adopt a new kind of clinic. This response, in light of developments in health policy, brings together in one place practitioners in medical and paramedical fields. The building is secured tenuously to a bank in contact with the parcel in a subdivision unsightly (read more…)

© Thea van den Heuvel

De Ronding / OIII Architecten
The De Ronding residential facility for seniors naturally incorporates itself within the surrounding residential neighborhood. The new apartment complex on the Burgemeester Meslaan continues the existing park-like feel, complimenting the Riverland Foundation care center buildings (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Health Architecture Part VII" 10 Jun 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 29 May 2015. <>