Tord Boontje’s hospital windows

Studio Tord Boontje has created a series of window designs for Barts hospital in London in a commission for the hospital’s arts organisation Vital Arts.

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The designs are for windows at the hospital’s new wing. Because the wing is overlooked by the adjacent Bank of America offices, the design had to offer privacy for patients yet maintain a level of transparency so that they could still enjoy views outside.

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The pattern is an intertwining mix of twenty four different herbs and plants with medicinal qualities, including arnica, rosemary, dandelion and lavender.

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Boontje says: “I set out to create a pattern for the windows that would make you feel good about being in the rooms. The herbs add a botanical, floral and healing quality to the space.”  

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