Case Study: Outpatient's Suite, St Oswald's Hospice

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Design Practice
Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall Ltd.

Client
St Oswald's Hospice

Address
Outpatients Suite
St Oswald's Hospice
Gosforth

Design Team
Contractor: Dorin Construction Ltd.

Description
The new Outpatient Suite at St. Oswald's provides facililities for day treatment, lymphoedma care and complementary therapy, in response to increasing demand for palliative care to patients with life limiting conditions who are able to remain living in their own homes.

The building is purposefully designed to provide an airy, modern and therapeutic ambience, with the patient experience at its centre. Integral with this approach and with its social sustainability of the hospice movement, the project embeds a stronly sustainable approach to design, optimising natural lighting, natural ventilation, low energy use and low carbon emission.

Awards

  • RICS North East Renaissance Award 2010
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