DESIGN AWARDS 2015 Winners
The winners of the AfH Design Awards 2015 were announced at a reception at the European Congress for Healthcare Design on 22 June 2015.
From a record number of submissions, the panel selected 3 shortlisted projects for each of the 4 categories of awards. These projects were displayed in the AfH exhibition at the European Healthcare Design Congress in June 2015. Certificates and trophies were presented to the winners of each category as follows:
The Lane Fox REMEO Respiratory Centre – Murphy Philipps Architects
An outstanding health care building that helps to transform care services, putting the patient experience and staff support at the centre of the project.
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Hopewood Park – Medical Architecture
South Glasgow University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Sick Children – IBI Group
CONVERSION OR INFILL PROJECT
An outstanding health care building conversion or infill that helps to transform care services, putting the patient experience and staff support at the centre of the project.
Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre – CODA Architects
Sheffield Children’s Hospital – Avanti Architects
An outstanding health care building that is located in a place outside the UK.
Maersk Building , University of Copenhagen – CF Moller Architects
Palo Alto Medical Foundation San Carlos Centre – NBBJ
IDEAS OR NEW CONCEPT
An intriguing idea for a project not yet delivered that explores eg a theoretical idea or concept for future care
Ashworth Hospital, Merseyside – Medical Architecture
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit, Cornwall – PM Devereux
The Final Award for the Overall Winner was chosen unanimously by the judges and awarded to:-
A panel of distinguished judges, chaired by Susan Francis, AfH Programme Director, included Jim Chapman, Emeritus Professor Manchester School of Architecture, member of the national design panel for Design Council CABE; Professor John Cole, architect, health design champion and former Deputy Secretary and Chief Estates Officer DHSSPS (2008-2013)in Northern Ireland; and Stephanie Williamson (Deputy Director of Redevelopment Great Ormond Street Hospital), selected the winners.
The criteria were the same for the first 3 categories:
- Strategic vision: makes a clear contribution to the wider strategic plan for the delivery of healthcare services
- Context: delivers a building that makes a positive contribution to its physical surroundings
- Purposeful innovation: provides a robust and effective working environment that can flex and adapt over time
- Design approach: integrates all aspects of design to create a place of healing that is compassionate and therapeutic
- Sustainability: embodies environmental factors into the design from the start
The winners of each award are invited to present their projects at the forthcoming AfH Exhibition and session at IHEEM on 20 October 2015 in Manchester.