The hospital of the future: more holistic, less dehumanising, and better able to deal with a health crisis, designers say

//The hospital of the future: more holistic, less dehumanising, and better able to deal with a health crisis, designers say

The hospital of the future: more holistic, less dehumanising, and better able to deal with a health crisis, designers say

It didn’t take a pandemic for Dutch architect Reinier de Graaf to realise hospital design, as we know it, is long overdue for a check-up. Just as he began work on the master plan for a new-concept medical precinct in Qatar, Covid-19 struck and affirmed it.De Graaf, a partner at Rotterdam-headquartered Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in the Netherlands, worries that the Western model of health care, on which most hospitals worldwide are based, has become too profit-driven.As a result…

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