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the monochrome illustration depicts a young boy playing with a caped nurse. The post banksy painting honors hero hospital workers during COVID-19 pandemic appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Convention centres that have been rapidly turned into facilities for coronavirus patients should not be called hospitals, says Doug King, the healthcare principal of Stantec, which has overseen the transformation of Chicago's McCormick Place. Read more
Architecture magazine eVolo has announced the winners of its annual skyscraper competition, a contest that calls for futuristic design concepts that challenge the way we think about tall buildings. The 2020 crop includes plenty of imaginative ideas, including a manmade vertical park, a housing community for fishermen and a “healthcare skyscraper" to deal with disease outbreaks.Continue ReadingCat
While converting existing buildings into fully functioning hospitals is unfeasible, high schools and large hotels can be used as care space for coronavirus patients, says Jason Schroer, who is director of health at HKS's firm in Dallas. Here he explains how. Read more
We recently reported on a plan to use shipping containers to create intensive care units (ICUs) to aid in the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Now, just a few weeks later, the conceptual design has been turned into an actual prototype unit that's installed in a temporary hospital in Turin, Italy.Continue ReadingCategory: Architecture, LifestyleTags: Carlo Ratti Associati, shipping containers, Buil
US automaker ford is working with airbag supplier joyson safety systems to produce 1.3 million medical gowns for the country's medical professionals. The post ford is using airbag material to make hospital gowns for COVID-19 responders appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
London-based architect Stiliyana Minkovska has designed a trio of undulating birthing chairs called Ultima Thule, which offer women a "sanctuary-like" environment during childbirth. Read more
with the new campus, the bayalpata hospital will offer low-cost, high-quality care to 100,000 patients a year from achham. The post rammed earth bayalpata hospital opens in nepal, by sharon davis design appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
More used to making protective gear for camera lenses, New Jersey-based LensCoat has turned its attention to making protective masks for health workers during the Coronavirus outbreak in the United States. The company has given over 50% of its production capacity to making the masks for its local hospital in Freehold, NJ.LensCoat owner and nature photographer Scott Elowitz told DP Review that he
Converting convention centres into coronavirus hospitals is the most efficient way to increase intensive-care capacity, according to James Hepburn of architecture and engineering firm BDP, which helped convert London's ExCel centre into the 4,000-bed NHS Nightingale. Read more


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