The Feelgood Wood Health Centre in Canada

When a friend and communication expert joined the UK timber industry campaign «Wood for Good» my focus about building houses and skyscrapers made from wood i.e. solid wood ranged to Switzerland. And I found the first 10 storey, 36 meters high, 55 millions CHF, wooden skycraper in Switzerland – the «Surstoffi 22». I am really […]

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The danish forest hospital.

Hillerød, Denmark. After 12 months of intense design contest the Swiss architects Herzog & De Meuron from Basel win in 2014 the project. A very special project. The doors of the New North Zealand Hospital/Nyt Hospital Nordsjælland will open in 2020. Remark: the project could also facilitate an expansion in 2050. 30 km north of […]

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Orlando. The Woman-Centric Hospital.

The human-centered design became the ISO 13407 standard (human-centered design processes for interactive systems) in 1999 and has been revised into ISO 9241-210 in 2010: Abstract: Provides requirements and recommendations for human-centred design principles and activities throughout the life cycle of computer-based interactive systems. It is intended to be used by those managing design processes, […]

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Millions of Red Crabs & the Hospital

Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, at the top of a 50 million-year-old extinct volcano. This island with a plateau of 361 metres has a 80 kilometres coastline. An australian territory (since 1958), some 2650 kilometres north west of Perth, covering an area of 135 square kilometres. About the name? Captain William Mynors of the East India Ship Company […]

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