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CHUM Superhospital Opens in Montreal

CHUM Superhospital Opens in Montreal

The first phase of the CHUM superhospital opened its doors in Montreal this weekend. CannonDesign and NEUF Architect(e)s led the design, which to date has involved over 500 architects.

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September 17, 2017

Section: Interiors

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5 Design-Savvy Medical Devices

5 Design-Savvy Medical Devices

These design-savvy medical devices put a stylish spin on healthcare necessities to help remove the stigmas often associated with chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and scoliosis.

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July 18, 2017

Section: Design

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Pratt Institute Students Propose Design Solutions for Alzheimer’s Patients

Pratt Institute Students Propose Design Solutions for Alzheimer’s Patients

At ICFF, Pratt Institute students won an Editors’ Award for ‘Design for the Mind’ – their collection of compassionate designs for Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers.

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May 29, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

Designing (and Certifying) Healthy Buildings

A new building standard focused on wellbeing is encouraging designers and architects to create healthier spaces for humans. At IIDEXCanada, Rick Fedrizzi, CEO of the International WELL Building Institute, shared the keys to a happier, more productive work environment.

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December 20, 2016

Section: Architecture

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North America’s Largest Hospital is Set to Open in Montreal

North America’s Largest Hospital is Set to Open in Montreal

Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) will soon welcome its first patients after 10 years in the making. Designed by CannonDesign and NEUF architect(e)s, the megahospital is one of the largest medical centres ever built.

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September 12, 2016

Section: Architecture

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Makers + Shakers: Super Local

Makers + Shakers: Super Local

These two Design Academy Eindhoven grads are bringing sustainable solutions to rural Malawi. They are part of our Makers + Shakers series – a look at the next generation of independent makers who are tapping into new markets, exploring unconventional materials and using their skills for social good.

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June 13, 2016

Section: Design

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A Lego-Compatible Prosthetic Arm

A Lego-Compatible Prosthetic Arm

Introducing Iko, a prosthetic arm that kids can transform with a Lego spaceship, backhoe or anything else.

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December 23, 2015

Section: Curiosity

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Hassell’s New Health-Based Office for Medibank

Hassell’s New Health-Based Office for Medibank

The HQ for Australia’s largest private health insurer is designed to get employees out of their seats and walking.

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November 27, 2015

Section: Interiors

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Wellness by Design: Calming Architecture

Wellness by Design: Calming Architecture

Designed by Carmody Groarke, the Maggie’s Centre in Merseyside, U.K. is an uplifting and light-filled space for patients with cancer and their family members.

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October 11, 2015

Section: Architecture

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Wellness by Design: Disease-Fighting Architecture

Wellness by Design: Disease-Fighting Architecture

The Cholera Treatment Centre in Port-au-Prince, by MASS Design Group, shows how innovative design can literally save lives.

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October 9, 2015

Section: Architecture

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