By 2051 it is predicted over two million people in the UK will have dementia and more care homes will need to be built that are adapted to these complex needs. One pioneering care home in Norfolk shows how it can be done, says Ike Ijeh
Long & Kentish co-founder MJ Long is reacquainted with the now-restored Zonnestraal Sanatorium that first opened her eyes to European modernism
Duggan Morris’s precisely considered learning centre provides an elegant oasis of openness that links a south London psychiatric facility with its historic urban surroundings
Ted Cullinan’s thoughtful Maggie’s Centre makes the most of Newcastle’s elusive sunshine and creates a home-like atmosphere on a hospital campus
A quietly radical intervention at a Belgian care home addresses the challenges of designing for an ageing population by changing relationships within and beyond the building
Before he died in 2007, the legendary Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa sketched out a swirling, ‘dragon-tailed’ cancer care centre in Swansea. Now the UK’s 13th Maggie’s Centre has been completed in titanium-studded concrete by Garbers & James
The Maggie’s Centre certainly provided a stern test of the capabilities of precast concrete supplier Thorp Precast. The job involved creating 56 precast panels, and although many of these were similar, very few were identical
When writer and garden designer Maggie Keswick Jencks was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1993, together with her husband, the architectural writer Charles Jencks, she set about her creating a charity project to provide cancer sufferers with expert support within a more sympathetic built environment
A brief to rethink a new eye surgery scheme has resulted in a non-invasive design that grows out of the contours of its secluded West Sussex site
A sense of abstract domesticity pervades the first Maggie’s Centre to be built in England — at challenging site at Charing Cross Hospital
Sky views for Ansell & Bailey’s basement radiography suite at the Royal Marsden
In a south-west London suburb, Penoyre & Prasad has negotiated its way through a complex contract and NHS regulations to deliver a striking uplift in design standards
OMA wilfully subverts expectations at its Glasgow Maggie’s Centre, which melts unassumingly into the background.
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has helped realise a pioneering medical practice’s ambition for a centre where health, medicine and art come together
Sheppard Robson brings colour and clarity to NHS design.
A serene, green courtyard is the at the heart of Steffian Bradley’s Gravesham Community Hospital in Kent
A Maggie’s cancer care centre in the grounds of a Kirkcaldy hospital is Zaha Hadid’s first UK building. Ellis Woodman finds it takes excellent advantage of a quirky site to create architecture of a very high order.