Social Healing: Sunshine Coast University Hospital
The Sunshine Coast University Hospital is the third new tertiary hospital to be built in recent years in the state of Queensland. The nature and scale of the hospital will have a fundamental effect on the ordering of urban growth in its region. It has attracted and will continue to attract clinicians, medical staff and research teams — and their families. Its scale, organisation and refined palette of materials, colours and screening elements exemplify how even the largest and most complex facilities can embody and respond to the nature, characteristics and strengths of their physical and cultural settings. Underpinned by the ethos and architectural language of its context, the Sunshine Coast University Hospital is a robust response to operational and climatic requirements.
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