The concept of an advisory day clinic developed by us is a prototype of a new generation that can be built in different sizes and offer visitors (patients and guests) a relaxed and stimulating atmosphere.
Aesthetics as an essential category for well-being can be used in the health sector. In the UK, there are some notable cancer counseling center projects, all designed by renowned architects, that provide very interesting examples of how to counter anxiety and barriers.
Many hospitals are characterized by aesthetics that make it difficult for patients to relax and actively influence the recovery process to support medical treatment. In recent years, efforts have been made in many locations to remove this image and to transform a “hospital” into a “place of health”.
A balanced spatial structure consisting of flowing lounge areas and the medical areas housed in elliptical floor plans creates a landscape that is focused on the central entrance.
The integration of the café and library, as well as small auditoriums form a combination that promotes an integral understanding of health.
As a private company in the UK, Circle Health has implemented several projects since 2008 that document this new attitude, including a clinic in Bath by Norman Foster. In Germany, the NCT was completed by Behnisch Architects in 2010 in Heidelberg, which also follows a similar approach.
The project “Healing Garden” endeavors to create a high-quality environment through the integration of stimulating spatial constellations, materials and construction, which documents a whole new attitude towards health.