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Healing Through Design - HENN and C.F. Møller's Competition-Winning Hospital for RWTH Aachen

HENN and C.F. Møller Architects, of Berlin and Aarhus respectively, have jointly won an international competition to extend the iconic University Hospital RWTH Aachen in Germany. The winning entry, chosen amongst twelve others, responds to RWTH Aachen's existing listed 1970’s hospital with a partially-underground extension embedded in the landscape, seeking to minimize visual impact whilst creating lush green parkland for patients, staff, and the public.

The building's submerged massing allows for rooftop green space. Image Courtesy of HENN + C.F. Møller ArchitectsThe building provides ample natural light despite being partially embedded in the landscape. Image Courtesy of HENN + C.F. Møller ArchitectsA public entrance features considered views across green parkland. Image Courtesy of HENN + C.F. Møller ArchitectsThe building provides ample natural light despite being partially embedded in the landscape. Image Courtesy of HENN + C.F. Møller Architects+ 10