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The aim of Architects for Health is to promote and campaign for better healthcare environments through bringing together organisations and individuals who share an interest in excellence in the planning and design of healthcare facilities. Find out who we are and view our sponsors.
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Events

25 February at RIBA 6-9pm
TO INFINITY AND BEYOND – BOOK NOW! – AfH AGM.
Please book your place now and view the programme by going here.

27-28 June at the RCP
EUROPEAN HEALTHCARE DESIGN 2016
Vanguards Of Change: Co-Designing Services and Settings to Improve Quality and Access
The art of care with compassion, combined with science, technology and innovation can transform healthcare services and systems across Europe.
AfH is delighted to announce that we received exactly 100 abstracts for this year’s European Healthcare Design 2016 Congress. We are organising the Congress in collaboration with SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange, and our academic, industry and NHS partners. The event will take place on 27-28th June at the RCP in London.
We expect to announce the Draft Programme and Open registration for delegates in March. We have negotiated a discount for AfH members to attend the event.
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Previous Events

20 x 2: 26/11/15
The annual light-hearted and high-speed exposition of all things healthcare was hosted by NBBJ London on 26th November 2015. A regular and popular feature of the Architects for Health programme, the headline refers to invitations to up to 20 members to present a topic of their choice for no more than 2 minutes.
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News

ARCHITECT URGENTLY NEEDED
Do you think you could do some voluntary work overseas?
Article-25, the UK’s leading architectural aid charity, is currently looking for architects who can help them with their work in Nepal. AfH has received the following request for assistance.
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CONFUSED BY THE NEW TECHNOLOGIES AVAILABLE FOR THE OPERATING THEATRE?
A new book entitled “Hybrid Operating Room with Angiography System” has been produced by Prof. em. Lueder F. Clausdorff, Architekt Innenarchitekt AKH.
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DAVID ALAN HUTCHISON MBE, RIBA, BA [Hons. UCL] 1937-2015
David Hutchison, whose name and achievements will be familiar to many members of Architects for Health and other healthcare professionals, has died aged 78.
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PROFESSOR RAY MOSS
We have heard with sadness that Ray Moss died last month after a period of failing health.
Ray was the founder, an executive member, former chair and honorary president of Architects for Health.
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10 REASONS TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP THIS YEAR
Excellent Networking • Horizon Scanning • Study Tours & Seminars • Sharing Ideas About Good Design • Access & Influence • International Best Practice • Knowledge Transfer • Recognition Of Excellence • Get CPD Points • An Unmissable Opportunity To Showcase Your Projects & Ideas – Click on Membership and follow the instructions.
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Awards

DESIGN AWARDS 2015 – WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The winners of the AfH Design Awards 2015 were announced at a reception at the European Congress for Healthcare Design on 22 June 2015.
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PHIL GUSACK WRITING PRIZE 2016 – RELAUNCHED
We have relaunched the Phil Gusack Writing Prize to encourage many different forms of writing – essays, blogs, critiques etc with a deadline of 5 November 2015.
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