Healthcare with heart: DuPont™ Corian® enables art, poetry and local storytelling
to create ‘landmarks’ at a new NHS hospital in Glasgow
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The new South Glasgow University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Sick Children is the largest capital healthcare project in the UK with an investment of 840 million GBP. Over 14 floors and 160,000sqm, it houses 1109 adult and 256 children's beds. The new development by Brookfield Multiplex Europe completes this year, replacing four older hospitals in Glasgow.
As part of the NHS GGC Employers Requirements, six art projects were commissioned for the impressive new building, including a scheme to create 22 eye-catching images that would help people to visually navigate the hospital. Positioned in a busy multi-use area called the Podium and at the...