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      Old, not obsolete: new care homes

      Peter Smisek

      18.10.2018

      As the number of relatively healthy older adults entering their golden years increases, architects are responding to their needs, designing care homes that offer residents more self-sufficiency and ways to stay active.

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      Build me up: Perkins+Will talk health

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      18.10.2018

      The interdisciplinary architecture and design firm Perkins+Will is pioneering holistic health initiatives, building spaces that promote wellness for individuals and communities at large.

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      Pumped: gyms that flex their design muscle

      Dominic Lutyens

      21.08.2018

      Fitness studios around the globe are going for the architectural burn.

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      Water Works: Claesson Koivisto Rune

      Madeline Bouton

      07.07.2017

      Ola Rune of Swedish multidisciplinary practice Claesson Koivisto Rune talks wellness architecture, designing a sensory experience, and what he does to be kind to his body.

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      A Bigger Splash: New Wellness Architecture

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      05.07.2017

      Architects engage the senses in a series of pools, spas and bathhouses, designed to bring the body back to the here and now. 

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      Heal Thyself: new healthcare architecture

      Dominic Lutyens

      16.06.2017

      As hospitals embrace a more patient-centred approach, so do their architects, giving rise to curative spaces that dovetail stress-free wayfinding with a proximity to nature.

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      No Interruptions: Bette

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      26.10.2016

      A new, highly considered colour collection marks the tenth anniversary of the launch of bathroom specialists BETTE's game-changing BetteFloor shower-area.

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      Uncharted Waters: Falper maps the future of bathroom design

      Brand story

      Alyn Griffiths

      05.10.2016

      Combine a keen dialogue with social trends with a commitment to innovation in materials and technologies, and a successful collaboration with the world’s foremost designers, and you get trend-establishing Italian bathroom brand FALPER.

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      Dornbracht: The bathroom is taking on new life

      Brand story

      Katharina Sommer

      07.07.2016

      For over 60 years, German fittings manufacturer DORNBRACHT has worked on transforming the bathroom from a functional room to a locus of ritual.

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      Water Works

      Brand story

      Johannes Hünig

      28.09.2015

      The days of the bathroom as mere utilitarian space for one’s ablutions are long gone. Bathrooms nowadays perform a range of functions, from restorative retreat to wellness-based room for ritual. DORNBRACHT’s expressive yet rational CL. 1 series

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      A Bigger Splash

      Dominic Lutyens

      21.07.2015

      Outdoor swimming is experiencing a watery renaissance, with a raft of noteworthy projects allowing bathers to do it the natural way, even in the most urban of contexts. Come on in. The water’s great.

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      In Rude Health: new wellness projects

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      25.02.2015

      The word itself may have been coined relatively recently, but the ritual of 'wellness' – as a means of rejuvenating mind and body – has a long and healthy tradition. This hasn't, as a number of recent projects demonstrate, stopped a bevy of

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      Taking the Waters: born-again spa and wellness architecture

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      05.03.2013

      The spring of architectural creativity is in full flow, with a number of offices internationally adding value to the age-old practice of therapeutic bathing. Here's our selection of the best of the latest spa and wellness architecture. Go ahead. The

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      Support Structures: architecture's role in the healing ...

      Alyn Griffiths

      28.01.2011

      Good architecture creates environments that are, among other things, enjoyable to spend time in and practical to use, and in no scenario is this more important than the provision of treatment or support for those dealing with illness or trauma.

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