Mary Elizabeth’s Hospital wins gold for Innovative Design

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Mary Elizabeth’s Hospital wins gold for Innovative Design

22 November 2023

We bear excellent news! ‘Mary Elizabeth’s Hospital’ wins gold in the Future Healthcare category at the World Architecture News Awards.

“Though a large-scale hospital it achieves an atmosphere of belonging and a homely feeling, which is needed in a children’s hospital,”- WAN Awards Judging Panel.

“This is a recognition of a design that goes beyond the conventional. We take immense pride in designing this innovative children's hospital that prioritizes the therapeutic power of play in medical care in close co-creation with 3XN,” explains Birgitte Gade Ernst, Partner and Director at Arkitema.

Breaking away from conventional layouts and volumes common in many hospitals, this design creates a welcoming atmosphere and a strong natural flow for easy wayfinding, contributing to reducing stress for both patients and staff.

The collaborative efforts of 3XN/GXN, Arkitema, and NIRAS are spearheading the vision and realization of this groundbreaking project.