Artistic 3D Storytelling in DuPont Corian at South Glasgow Hospital, Interior Images, Scotland, News

Artistic 3D Storytelling in DuPont Corian

New Interior Elements for NHS – Southern General in Glasgow, Scotland

22 Jul 2015

Artistic 3D Storytelling in DuPont Corian

Location: Southern General in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland

Healthcare with heart: DuPont™ Corian® enables art, poetry and local storytelling to create ‘landmarks’ at a new NHS hospital in Glasgow

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. 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.
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The new South Glasgow University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Sick Children features an art project in the form of 22 memorable ‘landmarks’ made from DuPont™ Corian®, designed to help people navigate the building.
Photography by Andrew Lee for Graphical House, all rights reserved

About Haa Design (www.haadesign.co.uk) – Haa Design is an integrated practice of Architects, Interior Designers and Consultants who specialise in designing built environments from the inside out. They believe that developing an understanding of their clients culture, business/operational drives and overall objectives is key to designing a successful space whether it is a campus, a whole building or an interior.

About Graphical House (www.graphicalhouse.co.uk)- Graphical House is a Design Consultancy based in Glasgow. They create innovative award winning work in a wide range of media and a variety of disciplines. Their values are simple: Design is a dialogue between client, designer and audience, and it must be engaging, different and memorable to be effective.

About Rachel Mimiec (www.rachelmimiec.com) – Rachel Mimiec, is a Glasgow based artist with a diverse practice that includes working in gallery and community contexts.She has worked extensively in health care environments, engaging with patient, staff and hospital spaces. Through a process of dialogue and making, Rachel brings qualitative experiences while also producing valued artworks and considered creative consultations.

About Ginkgo Projects (www.ginkgoprojects.co.uk) – Ginkgo Projects curates, designs and produces urban and rural projects that connect people to their natural environment. Their philosophy is driven by a desire to create unique opportunities for artists and designers. They aim to contribute fresh perspectives to built and natural environments that challenge assumptions about the spaces we inhabit.

The new South Glasgow University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Sick Children features an art project in the form of 22 memorable ‘landmarks’ made from DuPont™ Corian®, designed to help people navigate the building.
Photography by Andrew Lee for Graphical House, all rights reserved

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Left: Detail of a 3D ‘landmark’ made from DuPont™ Corian®. Photo by Ruth Clark, all rights reserved Right: Fabricating the landmarks with DuPont™ Corian® at Interior Surfaces Specialists.
Photo Beccy Lane, all rights reserved
About DuPont™ Corian® (www.corian.co.uk) – First created as a high performance material for kitchen and bathroom worktops, DuPont™ Corian® is now – thanks to its unique combination of functionality, versatility and beauty – a leading global brand in surfacing materials for interior design and architecture. Over the years, DuPont has established DuPont™ Corian® solid surface as an exceptional design tool for every application one can imagine. Kitchens, bathrooms, lighting,

furnishing, facades, seating, radiators, home automation, touch control surfaces: today, DuPont™ Corian® can be found almost everywhere in Commercial, Residential and Public Space applications.

To know more, and stay in touch with DuPont™ Corian®
www.corian.co.uk / www.endlessevolution.corian.com / Facebook.com/CorianDesign
Twitter.com/CorianDesign / Youtube.com/CorianDesign / Pinterest.com/CorianDesign

DuPont – DuPont has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit : DuPont

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