Jul 2, 2013

Medical Architecture presenting at Design and Health 9th World Congress and Exhibition

Medical Architecture’s Senior Director, Raechal Ferguson will be presenting on the Global Perspective combined with Local Identity in Mental Health design at the Design and Health 9th World Congress and Exhibition on the 5th of July 2013.

Medical Architecture recently collaborated with local firm Swansbury Penglase Architects to design the newly completed Glenside Campus, delivering an integrated facility consisting of 129-beds for health and substance abuse residents in Adelaide. Raechal will present alongside David Bagshaw of SPA to discuss the approach which led to the successful delivery of the Glenside Campus.  The presentation will outline how international involvement results in the rethinking in operational policy and enhances the design mental health facilities within the local vernacular of Australia

The annual congress and exhibition is being held in Brisbane on 10-14th of July 2013 and provides an international forum for continuous dialogue between researchers and practitioners.