Tag: hospitals

Brutalist buildings: Prentice Women's Hospital,
Chicago by Bertrand Goldberg & Associates

Brutalist buildings: Prentice Women's Hospital, Chicago by Bertrand Goldberg & Associates

Brutalism: the design for the clover-shaped tower of Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago was enabled by the pioneering application of one of the earliest three-dimensional modelling programmes. With its curving form, Goldberg made a clear break away from the grid formations favoured in Modernist architecture. More »

"We convinced doctors to move to an open-
plan wing" - Kristen Whittle and Ron Billard

"We convinced doctors to move to an open-plan wing" - Kristen Whittle and Ron Billard

World Architecture Festival 2012: architects Kristen Whittle and Ron Billard explain how meerkats, fish and open-plan offices for consultants helped provide better care for sick children at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, the winner in the health category at the World Architecture Festival. More »