Presented in this publication is a compilation of recent work, carried out by a diverse selection of prestigious architects, for hospitals and health centres. New interpretations, fresh points of view and innovation are the defi ning characteristics of the projects selected.New health facilities contains 26 projects, lavishly illustrated with vivid photographs, architectural drawings, as well as information – from conception to completion – on the materials and construction processes implemented to carry out the design ideas of the architects, who, furthermore, have contributed their own explanatory texts, comments and anecdotes. Off ering some of the fi nest, most innovative solutions in the world, this book will serve as an endless source of inspiration for the professional or the layman, with designs that are destined to determine the future of architecture.
* > 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 a multi-country project. He lives in Barcelona.