A courtyard with undulating glass walls descends from the base of the stilted wooden structure of this Maggie's Centre for cancer care in Oldham, England, which has been designed by London studio dRMM. More
Construction has begun on Steven Holl's controversial Maggie's cancer-care centre at London's St Bartholomew's Hospital, which the architect says will respect rather than mimic its historic setting. More
News: Norman Foster has become the latest architect to design a Maggie's Centre offering support to cancer sufferers and has unveiled plans for a timber-framed structure and flower garden in his home town of Manchester. More
Dezeen Wire: in a review for The Guardian, architecture critic Jonathan Glancey says that the new Maggie's centre in Nottingham is like something out of a fairytale and "is clearly designed to make visitors smile" – The Guardian
Glancey claims that architect Piers Gough of CZWG and fashion designer Paul Smith, who was responsible for the interior, have triumphed in their attempt at creating a homely environment for those affected by cancer, adding: "From a purely architectural and design point of view, few hospital buildings – this side of the other eight Maggie's Centres built in Britain since the 1990s – are as welcoming."