Tag: Health

The fifth Festival of Urbanism will explore the intersection of housing, urban planning and health.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Aug 2019

Festival of Urbanism to ask how housing and city planning affect our health

The Festival of Urbanism 2019, taking place across Sydney and Melbourne from 2 September until 12 September, has the theme “cities, housing and health.”

Angelo Candalepas, Glenn Murcutt and Royal Far West CEO Lindsay Cane.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Aug 2019

Glenn Murcutt, Angelo Candalepas commissioned to design Manly Beach charity headquarters

Children’s health charity Royal Far West has commissioned Glenn Murcutt and Angelo Candalepas to design new beachfront headquarters.

Community consultation during the design development of Wanarn Clinic.
Discourse | Timothy O’Rourke | 27 May 2019

Architecture for Indigenous healthcare in the regions

Timothy O’Rourke reports on a current study investigating Indigenous perceptions and experiences of healthcare design in order to increase the efficacy of cross-cultural design in healthcare architects.

Victorian Heart Hospital by Conrad Gargett and John Wardle Architects, in joint venture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 May 2018

First look at the Victorian Heart Hospital

Early designs of Australia’s first dedicated heart hospital, by Conrad Gargett and John Wardle Architects in joint venture, have been revealed.

Meaghan Dwyer, project director – architecture, with Ian Mitchell and Anne Mennen of the Victorian Heart Hospital.
News | Linda Cheng | 11 Jan 2018

Conrad Gargett, John Wardle Architects appointed to design Victorian Heart Hospital

A $543-million landmark healthcare facility in Melbourne will be designed by Conrad Gargett and John Wardle Architects in joint venture.

Patients and visitors arrive at Sunshine Coast University Hospital via a generous civic space.
Projects | Michael Keniger | 24 Oct 2017

Social healing: Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Underpinned by the ethos and architectural language of the Sunshine Coast, this new hospital by Architectus and HDR is a robust response to operational and climatic requirements.

The Sunshine Coast University Hospital by Architectus and HDR Rice Daubney.
Review | Stefano Scalzo | 24 Apr 2017

Bill of health: Reflections on contemporary healthcare design

How are demographic shifts and technological changes affecting the design of healthcare facilities? Stefano Scalzo considers the evolution of healthcare design.

The proposed Herston Quarter precinct in Brisbane, masterplanned by Hassell.
News | Linda Cheng | 1 Mar 2017

Hassell-masterplanned $1.1b health precinct in Brisbane underway

A five-hectare health precinct in Brisbane, masterplanned by Hassell, will soon start construction.

An urban informal settlement in Indonesia.
News | Louisa Wright | 30 Jan 2017

Monash Uni to lead $27m slum revitalization project

An international team of researchers led by Monash University has received $27 million in funding for a project to revitalize slums in Indonesia and Fiji.

The St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne building by Billard Leece Partnership.
News | Louisa Wright | 30 Jan 2017

BLP designs new building for St Vincent’s Private Hospital Fitzroy

Billard Leece Partnership has revealed its design for a new building for St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

The Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane designed by Conrad Gargett Lyons.
News | Louisa Wright | 4 Jan 2017

Australian firm shortlisted for UK hospital design competition

A design team including Australian architecture firm Conrad Gargett has been shortlisted to design a new building for the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London.

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre designed by Billard Leece Partnership.
News | Louisa Wright | 1 Dec 2016

Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre opens

The Victorian government has announced the opening of the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre, designed by Billard Leece Partnership (BLP).

The Einstein Medial Center Montgomery in East Norriton Pennsylvania, designed by Perkins+Will.
News | Louisa Wright | 17 Oct 2016

Neuro-architecture comes to Health Care / Health Design

The 2016 Health Care / Health Design forum will feature a keynote address on the growing field of neuro-architecture.

The city of Melbourne.
News | Louisa Wright | 11 Oct 2016

Uni of Melb research shows health impact of car-dependent cities

An international study led by researchers from the University of Melbourne has determined the number of healthy years of life humans are losing by living in car-dependent cities.

Bendigo Hospital in Bendigo, Victoria by Bates Smart and Silver Thomas Hanley.
News | Louisa Wright | 22 Sep 2016

Health Care / Health Design 2016: keynote speakers announced

The Health Care / Health Design forum brings together Australasia’s leading practitioners, researchers, administrators and clinicians to discuss issues surrounding health design and healthcare.

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer by McBride Charles Ryan, DesignInc and Silver Thomas Hanley.
Conferences | 15 Jul 2016

Health Facilities Design and Development Summit

Health Facilities Design and Development Summit

The Acute Ward at New Hospital Bispebjerg project by Terroir and CF Møller.
News | Sian Johnson | 22 Mar 2016

Terroir Danish hospital design wins AR award

Terroir and CF Møller’s Bispebjerg hospital, Denmark design was recognised in Architectural Review’s Future Projects Awards.

Holdsworth House Medical Practice by Twohill and James.
Projects | Michelle Bailey | 10 Feb 2016

A healthy light: Holdsworth House Medical Practice

In Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, small architecture practice Twohill and James has created a strong identity for this medical practice, defined by colour, artwork and custom joinery.

In conversation with Stephen Duckett
People | 29 Apr 2015

In conversation with Stephen Duckett

Stephen Duckett, health program director at the Grattan Institute, speaks with Ron Billard about the future of healthcare.

Ebola virus.
News | 30 Mar 2015

Design comp seeks ideas to battle Ebola

International Union of Architects holds US$27k student competition for ideas in the fight against disease epidemics.