“Architecture and health are inseparable,” says Haitian doctor and founder of Gheskio in Michael Kimmelman’s latest New York Times piece In Haiti, Battling Disease With Open-Air Clinics. Recounting the devastating images of medical dysfunction that have circulated the internet since the Ebola epidemic, Kimmelman presents MASS Design Group’s nearly complete Port-au-Prince health clinics as a potential model for healthcare architecture worldwide. Combating cholera and tuberculosis with a modest, practical layout and open-air design, the new clinics will serve one of the city’s largest slums. Learn why Kimmelman declares them “handsome” and believes they will help eradicate disease in Haiti, here.
Kimmelman on MASS Design Group's Open-Air Clinics in Haiti
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Kimmelman on MASS Design Group's Open-Air Clinics in Haiti" 29 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/582753/kimmelman-on-mass-design-group-s-open-air-clinics-in-haiti> ISSN 0719-8884
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