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RPBW’s Children’s Surgical Hospital for Emergency in Entebbe

07-01-2022

RPBW’s Children’s Surgical Hospital for Emergency in Entebbe

A "scandalously beautiful hospital" is how the late Italian surgeon and philanthropist Gino Strada, who passed away in the summer of 2021, described the request he submitted to architect Renzo Piano for the design of a new medical facility in Uganda: the Children’s Surgical Hospital in Entebbe, a virtuous example of good architecture, cooperation and co-design that opened in April 2021.

Regional Centre for Autism Care in Ciudad Camargo, Mexico

27-12-2021

Regional Centre for Autism Care in Ciudad Camargo, Mexico

A joint project between the Urbánika architecture studio with Acento Colectivo and Plan Proyecto for the realisation of the Regional Centre for Autism Care (CRIAA) in Ciudad Camargo, in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico. The Centre is located inside a childrenâ's park, incorporating some of the existing trees to encourage dialogue between its young users and nature.

The finalists for the RIBA International Prize 2021

23-11-2021

The finalists for the RIBA International Prize 2021

It’s time for the prestigious biennial award presented by the Royal Institute of British Architects to built projects all over the world: the three finalists in the 2021 edition were announced on November 16. The projects competing for the RIBA International Prize 2021 are Friendship Hospital in Satkhira, Bangladesh, by Kashef Chowdhury/URBANA; James-Simon-Galerie in Berlin, Germany, by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin; and Lille Langebro cycling and pedestrian bridge in Copenhagen, Denmark, by WilkinsonEyre and Urban Agency.

The new Integrated Day Centre in Nembro is the work of Remo Capitanio

24-09-2021

The new Integrated Day Centre in Nembro is the work of Remo Capitanio

Architect Remo Capitanio, in collaboration with Joi Donati and Alice Bottelli, has headed up the expansion of the Integrated Day Centre in Nembro in the province of Bergamo, Italy. The assisted living facility is a contemporary architectural project with a careful eye not only for the quality of its spaces and welcoming atmosphere, but also the historical context of its setting. As such, traditional materials have been used so as to strike up a dialogue with the nearby Chiesa di San Nicola. The Nembro Day Centre is a project which aims to provide an indispensable contribution to the health and welfare services of one of the places in Italy worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arbau: Redevelopment of Centro Soranzo, Forte Rossarol, Venice

10-09-2021

Arbau: Redevelopment of Centro Soranzo, Forte Rossarol, Venice

In the conviction that quality space can be a part of the treatment process, Arbau performed the restoration and restyling of Centro Soranzo, a socio-medical facility in Forte Rossarol, near Venice: a project begun in 2013 in a former military complex.

Two layers of microperforated aluminium for the façade of LDA.iMDA’s Casa Verde

06-08-2021

Two layers of microperforated aluminium for the façade of LDA.iMDA’s Casa Verde

A building designed to be light to preserve the stability of the hill on which it stands

16 projects selected for the RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021

28-07-2021

16 projects selected for the RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021

A major modern art museum in Shanghai and a new entrance building and visitor centre to the Museum Island in Berlin, a pedestrian and cycle bridge through the heart of Copenhagen, a beautiful artists’ home in Sri Lanka, a new hospital where the healing power of nature becomes a central element: these are just a few of the sixteen architectures selected for the RIBA International Awards for Excellence 2021, the important biennial awards handed out by the Royal Institute of British Architects. In November, the winner of the RIBA International Prize 2021 will be selected from these sixteen finalist projects.

JKMM: Hospital Nova in Jyväskylä, city of health

07-07-2021

JKMM: Hospital Nova in Jyväskylä, city of health

With the aim of putting the patient at the heart of the design, JKMM has created the Hospital Nova in Jyväskylä, following a new model for a healthcare environment and a new floor plan. A large atrium is the landing point for emergencies and provides access to all the various departments. Meanwhile, the in-patient wards are inspired by the concept of a hotel.

Renzo Piano designs a Pediatric Hospice among the treetops

21-05-2021

Renzo Piano designs a Pediatric Hospice among the treetops

A treehouse for finding relief amid the magic and natural beauty of the forest is the concept behind the pediatric hospice designed by architect Renzo Piano and his studio, RPBW, for the non-profit association Fondazione Hospice MariaTeresa Chiantore Seràgnoli Onlus. The complex is currently under construction in Bologna, next to Bellaria Hospital, and by 2022 it will be ready to become a Regional Reference Centre for Pediatric Palliative Care in the Region of Emilia Romagna.

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