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Água Carioca – Ooze Architects. Constructed Wetlands, Rio de Janeiro. November 2016 – March 2017

The Água Carioca research project for Rio de Janeiro aims to design a sustainable water management system and resilient infrastructure in a city where 70% of the population of 8.48 million people is currently not connected to a sewage network and the city produces 20.000 litres of human waste water flow per second into Guanabara Bay. … Continue reading

Bridget Riley: Mural for St Mary’s Hospital, London. 2014

Bridget Riley has created a new mural for St Mary’s Hospital, London. The 56-metre long mural is painted directly onto the hospital walls, and the saturated colours and flowing, rhythmic stripes bring vibrancy to the clinical environment, transforming the experience of the space in the hospital, for patients, staff and visitors. The work was commissioned … Continue reading

Jason Bruges Studio: The Nature Trail. Installation at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

Jason Bruges Studio’s The Nature Trail, is a large-scale distraction artwork for Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, designed to create a calming, yet engaging experience for patients aged 1-16. The interactive installation runs along a 50-metre stretch of corridor en route to the operating theatre. Illuminated and animated 3D animal characters, such as hedgehogs, horses, birds, … Continue reading

Imperfect Health: the Medicalization of Architecture. Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal. 25 October – 1 April 2012

Imperfect Health presents photographs, publications, art and design projects alongside architectural models and drawings to consider how architecture acknowledges, incorporates and affects health issues. The exhibition includes projects and ideas with a range of programmes – mostly non-medical – that nonetheless engage issues of health in ways that suggest new strategies and constitute an argument … Continue reading

Walter Jack Studio: Woodland Colour. Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford

Walter Jack Studio creates furniture and architectural elements for indoor and outdoor public spaces buildings and landscapes. For Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford they have created Woodland Colour – a sculptural woodland of twenty identical arcs illuminated by twenty uplighters. The placing and the colouring of the arcs is informal – but highly contrived. Wherever you choose to stand – … Continue reading