Inpatient Care and Community Crisis Team Unit, located at the west end of the Hospital campus. Designed around secure courtyards making maximum use of orientation, views and shelter on an elevated site and to encourage fresh air and exercise. Day areas range in size, shape and ambiance to give variety and effective spaces for treatment and a secure attractive unit. The layout allows easy observation in a subtle way. Facilities for older people allow a quieter zone, and a view to activities.
This project features low energy and sustainable design, cross ventilation, antiligature and practical access to services for maintenance.