I’ve posted a number of word-heavy blog posts recently. Here are some beautiful images of one of my all time favorite healthcare buildings, the Kentish Town Health Centre in London. It opened in 2008, and was designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.
It’s such a gorgeous building. According to World News Architecture it houses a large GP practice, a dentist, paediatric, dental and children’s services, breast screening and diagnostic imaging, plus office space, staff facilities, library and meeting rooms all designed around an internal street. From the architects’ publication on the project:
The vision was to create a wonderful building where not only medicine but health and art came together for the community. Ideas of transparency and connectivity were embraced by the architects and the whole team worked collaboratively to create a building that expresses the new, holistic approach to healthcare. KTHC creates a bold civic presence that responds to its environment.
Here is a wonderful 4 minute video wherein the architect, Paul Monaghan, explains the project with images of the building itself interspersed.