St Augustine's Hospital
Stoke on Trent
Careful planning and attention to detail created a light, airy and robustly secure scheme, with the building designed to assist the rehabilitation of residents.
A 32-bed psychiatric mental health rehabilitation unit, it allows natural daylight to flood extra-wide corridors that are also used as recreation areas. These are ringed by a gymnasium, IT room, dining area, quiet rooms, therapy kitchens, resident laundry, clinics, and consultant rooms.
First floor spaces are dramatically lit by roof lanterns.
Dramatic use of natural light and lanterns