1/2 – 2021

Contemporary Hospitals

It is not only since the emergence of Corona that hospital buildings have become a gold mine for the building industry. Construction is going ahead at a rate that has not been seen for decades — around 70 larger hospital construction project are underway in Switzerland alone. We visit large and small buildings and ask, somewhat anxiously, about the scope for architecture given all the technical and economic constraints. And we discuss the question whether, despite everything, hospital architecture today can contribute to getting healthy.

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