Architecture, design and materials can have an impact on the treatment of body and mind. Light, air and acoustics all play a role – as does the spatial organisation of the rooms.
On this theme page, you can read about visions and practices when working with healing architecture.
Architecture, design and materials can have an impact on the treatment of body and mind. Light, air and acoustics all play a role – as does the spatial organisation of the rooms. In the themed articles, you can read about visions and practices when working with healing architecture.
Visit, for example, prominent and international award-winning psychiatric facilities, and read interviews with the architects behind them. Also, pick up insights from the world of research into the pitfalls to be wary of when designing healing architecture.
In the articles, you can also read how Troldtekt is contributing to healing architecture within key areas such as superior acoustics, fresh air, recognisable design and proven sustainability.
Architecture as a social tool
Children’s home with a friendly atmosphere
Innovative architecture is good for mental health
It’s like being given a hug as you step inside
Architecture dispels prejudices about mental illness
Challenging the way medical institutions look
How does healing architecture work in real world
New Department of Forensic Psychiatry: Privacy, views and security are top priorities
When architecture is part of the treatment
How Troldtekt contributes to healing architecture
How does healing architecture work in the real world?
The GAPS psychiatric hospital in Slagelse is highlighted as a state-of-the-art example of healing architecture – in Denmark and internationally.
The design principles of transparency and hierarchy play a key role in the architecture, but cause friction in everyday life at the hospital, Thorben Simonsen posits in his PhD thesis.
But architect Christian Karlsson believes that the two principles have already proved their worth. Read both of their viewpoints here.
>> Read the interview with Thorben Simonsen