In this volume a selection of prestigious architectural firms present their latest hospital and health centre projects, which are brimming with original approaches and bold designs. The projects featured are illustrated with full colour photographs, architectural plans and details and commentaries by the designing architects. The book also contains extensive information on the materials and construction processes used that complement the architectural ideas. This book will undoubtedly be an endless source of inspiration for architects and designers, the projects featured signalling the future of this architectural typology.
Carles Broto, an architecture scholar and one of the founders of the IAC (institute for alternative culture). Following a successful period at the Atrium Group (Barcelona), he has now joined Grupo Links - Structure as the publishing director of various contemporary architecture collections. He is currently investigating the evolution of new American housing, as part of multi-country project. He lives in Barcelona.