TEDxMontrealQuartierLatin – David Theodore – Children and the architecture of children’s hospitals

TEDxMontrealQuartierLatin – David Theodore – Children and the architecture of children’s hospitals

David Theodore shares his views on the history of pediatric hospital architecture and describes an original research that relied on an active participation of...
Lecture and Exhibition Opening: Silvia Gmür, “A Hospital is a House for a Man”

Lecture and Exhibition Opening: Silvia Gmür, “A Hospital is a House for a Man”

In 1964, Le Corbusier wrote in a letter to Carlo Ottolenghi, the Director of the Venice Hospital: "Un hôpital est une maison dʼhomme". A...
Alison Killing: There’s a better way to die, and architecture can help

Alison Killing: There’s a better way to die, and architecture can help

In this short, provocative talk, architect Alison Killing looks at buildings where death and dying happen — cemeteries, hospitals, homes. The way we die...
Julian Treasure: Why architects need to use their ears

Julian Treasure: Why architects need to use their ears

Because of poor acoustics, students in classrooms miss 50 percent of what their teachers say and patients in hospitals have trouble sleeping because they...
Let’s architecture wellness into hospitals | Jerry Ong | TEDxSingapore

Let’s architecture wellness into hospitals | Jerry Ong | TEDxSingapore

What if hospitals were designed and built to promote wellness and not just to fix and cure human beings? Architect Jerry Ong brought this...