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New AIA/AAH "benchmarking" Case Study - Maggie Centre - Barts

  • 1.  New AIA/AAH "benchmarking" Case Study - Maggie Centre - Barts

    Posted 07-07-2020 04:36 PM
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    • The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health's Research Initiatives Committee has just downloaded another new "bench-marking" case study.   This 2018 AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Award winning project is the Maggie's Centre - Barts located in London, England by Steven Holl Architects .  This project is a very interesting because of its contextual response as well as its innovative healing environmental response in a very tight urban and historically significant site.  We have added the introductory 2-page spread to peal your interest.  Go to the Library to see the rest of this Case Study.

      You may also want to visit the Vimeo video link we included form Steven Holl Architects website in the Case Study where he explains the conceptual narrative of the building.
      Maggie's Centre Barts, London

      The American Institute of Architects recognized the project as one of the best in the nation, awarding it a 2018 AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Award.

      If you are not familiar with Maggie's Centres, you should check out the following websites as well:

      Maggie's Centre architecture and design | Dezeen

      We now have thirty-one (31) Case Studies of the 2013 through 2018 Award Winning Projects in the Library.  We have drafted several more of the 2018 and 2019 Award Winning projects Case Studies and several of those will be submitted over the next few weeks.

      Go to and click on Case Studies Quick Link on the left of the page to access the Case Study Library.

      Respectfully Yours,


      Byron M. Edwards III, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED AP
      Chair – AIA/AAH Research Initiatives Committee

      Professor of Practice
      Graduate Studies in Architecture + Health
      Clemson University
      2-143 Lee Hall
      Clemson, SC 29631

    Byron Edwards AIA/ACHA/EDAC/LEED AP
    Chair, AIA/AAH Research Initiatives Committee
    School of Architecture, Clemson University
    Pendleton SC