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Double Anniversaries for Medical Architecture
Apr 4, 2017

Double Anniversaries for Medical Architecture

Medical Architecture have reached double anniversaries.  The two landmark birthdays see the London office celebrating 25 years since founder Christopher Shaw set up the Medical Architecture and Arts Projects – MAAP Ltd – now trading as Medical Architecture.  Following expansion, we opened our second office in Newcastle upon Tyne.  The Newcastle office has now been […]

Healthcare Design Essentials: Mental Health Admission under Section 136
Oct 17, 2013

Healthcare Design Essentials: Mental Health Admission under Section 136

Emergency access to mental health requires robust and reassuring healthcare design essentials particularly for a space which will hold a Section 136 admission.  This space will accommodate the person for up to 72 hours, during this time the person will undergo assessment and will either be admitted for treatment or discharged. The healthcare design challenge […]

Dementia Care Design: Key Principles
Oct 14, 2013

Dementia Care Design: Key Principles

A third of dementia sufferers currently live in care. For an individual with dementia, being placed into care is both stressful and traumatic. With a declining memory, the setting of care needs to directly respond to these emotions. Design plays a big part in creating an atmosphere that is tranquil and familiar. Well designed dementia care settings give […]