Case study 5: A Fresh Approach

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A Fresh Approach to Palliative Care – Sustainable Design

Publication date: 2015
Ranking: useful
The case studies aim to show inclusive design in practice.
All the case studies can be found in our case study index post.

St Michael’s Hospice comprises a 20 single bedroom in-patient unit, laid out in five sets of four en-suite bedrooms arranged around central lounge areas to provide opportunities for privacy or social interaction.

In their own words:
“Being new to hospice care design really helped Architype to form an open-minded and unassuming approach to this special project. Reassessing the requirements and questioning current practice in palliative care design to deliver honed solutions, underpinned by mindful collaboration with this complex and sensitive client (St Michael’s Hospice staff) and those facing a life-limiting illness…”

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