Student Design Awards 2017 winners

Architects for Health Student Design Awards 2017

To view a PDF Book of all the submissions… We are pleased to announce this year’s winners:

The LONDON Award

We worked closely with GSTT and GOSH who acted as proxy clients providing information, drawings and guided tours of Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Criteria

  • An innovative approach to therapeutic design
  • A sensitivity to the needs of staff and patients/design users
  • Clarity of presentation
  • Considered design response to its physical, social and operational context

There were 12 nominations from UAL Chelsea and University of Westminster and the Judges were:

  • Pam Bate – Hopkins Architects
  • Elizabeth Petrovitch – IBI Group
  • Paul Monaghan, Richard Blackwell, James Thomas – AHMM
  • Jaime Bishop – Fleet Architects
  • Paul Murphy – AfH

WINNER

LONDON winner - Pamela Jankowska

Pamela Jankowska
A cloud tethered above Great Ormond Street Hospital providing a great place for children and family to escape and ‘to go crazy’ with a strong architectural response, sensitive to patient needs.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

LONDON highly commended - Christina Matay

Christina Matay
To provide a therapeutic journey for patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital, with cervical vertebra injuries, down a ramp that leads to a pool, giving patients the ability to react to therapy without feeling forced.

The OPEN Award

We encouraged colleges and universities to embed health care into their curriculum; to give exposure to those already engaging in healthcare projects.

Criteria

  • An innovative approach to therapeutic design
  • A sensitivity to the needs of staff and patients/design users
  • Clarity of presentation
  • Considered design response to its physical, social and operational context

There were 2 nominations from The Architectural Association and KLC School of Design and the Judges were:

  • David Lewis – NBBJ
  • Jaime Bishop – Fleet Architects
  • Paul Murphy – AfH

WINNER

OPEN winner - Flora Sharpe & Beatrijs Brenninkmeijer

Flora Sharpe & Beatrijs Brenninkmeijer
To improve the well-being and state of mind of all who enter the staff and visitor restaurant in a way that responds to the needs of staff, patients and family and that creatively represents and communicates the values and aspirations of the RHN.

HIGHLY COMMENDED

OPEN highly commended

Laurens Paulmann
The project SPA changes London’s relationship with water: from forgotten waterways into a new network of water celebrating interventions that are hybridizing a bathing program and a healthcare program with the urban infrastructure of a mega metropolis.

BEST DRAWING

Best Drawing - Pamela Jankowska

Best Drawing – Pamela Jankowska
CHMURA – CLOUD (in Polish), University of Westminster
A cloud tethered above Great Ormond Street Hospital providing a great place for children and family to escape and ‘to go crazy’ with a strong architectural response, sensitive to patient needs.

BEST CONCEPT

Best Concept - Valentina Rossi

Best Concept – Valentina Rossi
GAUDIUM PROJECT, UAL Chelsea
Creating a series of 5 colourful spaces in the atrium at the Evelina Children’s Hospital for autistic children to experience five therapies including: touch, draw, music, perfume and suspend.

JUDGES SPECIAL AWARD

Judges Special Award - Fang Ling

Judges Special Award – Fang Ling
NARRATIVE THREADS, UAL Chelsea
This is a sensitive and beautiful idea of using different coloured yarns with knots as therapy for patients of Alzheimer’s at Guy’s Hospital, to help individuals and groups collect and share memories in an interactive way.

SUSAN FRANCIS SPECIAL AWARD

To honour Susan Francis’ involvement with the Student Design Awards initiative.

Susan Francis Special Award - Xiaofei Zhang

Susan Francis Special Award – Xiaofei Zhang
SPACE BETWEEN TEXTILE AND ARCHITECTURE, UAL Chelsea
A sculptural project a Guy’s Hospital that will stand alone as an abstract art piece creating an interstitial space between donor building and the external environment to simulate the concept that clothing is the halfway between body and space.

Acknowledgements

We would like to extend our thanks to all the tutors who have collaborated in the programme including:

  • The Architectural Association – Lily Jencks, Jessica Reynolds
  • KLC – Kevin McEwen, Diana McKnight, Samantha Miller
  • UAL Chelsea – Peter Maloney, Sue Ridge, Ken Wilder
  • Westminster University – Julia Dwyer, Ro Spankie

And to Paul Hyett PPRIBA for presenting the prizes at our Award Ceremony at the Wellcome Collection.