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Case studies

Hundreds of examples of how high quality design affects our lives every day, with expert evaluations of what works and what doesn't in each case.

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  • Idle Medical CentreIdle Medical Centre, Idle, near Bradford

    The Idle Medical Centre is a community-focused building, with consulting rooms arranged around a spacious atrium featuring palms and sculptures. Designed by VJQ Architects.

  • Maggie's HighlandsMaggie's Highlands, Inverness

    The intriguing and inviting design of the Maggie's Highlands building creates a place of solace, advice and support for anyone affected by cancer. Designed by Page & Park.

  • Rutland Lodge Medical CentreRutland Lodge Medical Centre, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

    Rutland Lodge Medical Centre combines a GP surgery and eye clinic with office space for Leeds Primary Care Trust. Designed by OSA Architects.

  • Small Heath Healthcare CentreSmall Heath Healthcare Centre, Small Heath, Birmingham

    The Small Heath Healthcare Centre brings together a range of community health services in one light, airy and accessible building. Designed by MAAP Architects.

  • St Oswald's Children's HospiceSt Oswald's Children's Hospice, Gosforth, Newcastle

    St Oswald's Children's Hospice has a homely rather than an institutional feel, offering children and their families a balance of private bedrooms and communal areas. Designed by JDDK.

  • Villa StreetVilla Street Medical Centre, Walworth, London

    A refurbished Edwardian building provides a modern, airy and relaxing environment for the Villa Street Medical Centre in Southwark. Designed by Avanti Architects.

  • Brent Birth CentreBrent Birth Centre, Park Royal, London

    Spacious, low-key design creates a homely environment at Brent Birth Centre - the first in the NHS to be built as a freestanding unit. Designed by Barbara Weiss Architects.

  • Walk-in Centre, LutonWalk-in Centre, Luton, Luton

    The NHS Walk-in Centre in Luton's town centre provides a welcoming and highly accessible setting for a modern approach to primary healthcare. Designed by David Morley Architects.

  • Breast Care CentreBreast Care Centre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London

    Patients and visitors at the Breast Cancer Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital start their journey at a tranquil and welcoming Georgian square. Designed by Greenhill Jenner Associates.

  • BrindleyplaceBrindleyplace, Birmingham

    The redeveloped Brindleyplace area of Birmingham brings together homes, offices, shops, leisure facilities and public spaces with a strong sense of identity and history. Designed by John Chatwin.