Posts tagged as 'health centre'

Healthcare Centre for Cancer Patients by Nord Architects Copenhagen

Coincidentally, today’s second featured project also comes from the Danish capital, this time in a form of a recently-completed convalescent centre for patients battling or recovering from one of the most fundamental of diseases, cancer. Realised in 2011 by Nord Architects Copenhagen near the Copenhagen city centre and Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet), the striking, white-clad centre comprises a number of individual, yet interconnected by a common multifaceted roof houses, which ‘provide the space needed for a modern health facility, without losing the comforting scale of the individual.’ (more…)

Rehabilitation Centre Groot Klimmendaal; photo by Robt Hart

Koen van Velsen Architectenbureau, the namesake practice established in 1977 by the Dutch architect Koen van Velsen has recently realised this glass-and-aluminium rehabilitation centre discreetly located in a leafy forest near Arnhem in the eastern part of the Netherlands. The three-storey, 14.000-square-meters structure ‘is the result of an intensive collaboration between architect Koen van Velsen and the users of the building’ and encompasses a number of facilities such as a swimming pool, a gym, a restaurant and a theatre. (more…)

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