John Cooper has been invited to give one of the keynote presentations at New Zealand’s Health Design Council’s Conference which will take place in Christchurch in on July 30t 2019. He will be highlighting some of the fundamental issues that he considers are essential in creating healing environments. Buildings that can adapt and respond to our very uncertain future and form part of a circular economy.
I was in Park Royal today to pick up a chair I had bought at auction and popped into Central Middlesex Hospital to see how it was ageing. I had not been there for a number of years and was hugely gratified – and a little surprised - to see that it looks virtually brand new. It has obviously been very well maintained by the Trust so many thanks to their estates team and- dare I say it – to those of us who detailed it. When we were working for the Trust 5 years ago the then C