A peaceful haven in the hospital world: Maggie’s Centre Barts
A light structure that glows from within now shines among the Victorian buildings of St. Bartholomew’s, London’s oldest hospital. The support centre for cancer patients is friendly and welcoming. Its open volume, which is bathed in soft light, offers a peaceful ambience sheltered from hospital routine.
Client: Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust
Architects: Steven Holl Architects; jmarchitects (associate architects)
Location: St Bartholomew's Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE (GB)