The Institute for the Design of Tropical Disease @ Intensive Care (Bureau Europa)
THE INSTITUTE FOR THE DESIGN OF TROPICAL DISEASE @
INTENSIVE CARE: ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN IN HEALTHCARE
6TH APRIL – 25TH JUNE 2017 @ BUREAU EUROPA
We’re happy to share that we are presenting extracts from The Institute for the Design of Tropical Disease project, including Rain Rain Go Away!, at the exhibition Intensive Care at Bureau Europa (Maastricht). Below is the official outline of the event.
In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, architects and urban designers played an influential role in the fight against dangerous infectious diseases, such as cholera and tuberculosis. They contributed to a ‘hygiene wave’ through their designs for the construction of water supply and sewage systems, better buildings, and plenty of inner-city green spaces. Healthcare innovations and the spatial translation thereof can be historically traced one-on-one.
What challenges await us in the 21st century?
These could be (prosperity) diseases, their associated psychological social issues, such as loneliness, and ethical social issues, such as prioritising life quality over life duration. The exhibition examines the impact of technological acceleration on new organisational forms, from prevention in healthcare to privatisation in the pharmaceutical industry.
Participating artists, architects, and designers include:
Melanie Bonajo | OMA | Special Projects | Oliver Sutherland | Deane Simpson i.c.w. Studio Joost Grootens | dr. Ike Kamphof and dr. Ruud Hendriks of Maastricht University | Molenaar&Bol&VanDillen Architecten | Natsuki Hayashi | Social Label | Chris Kabel| Tom Loois | VANDERSALM architectuur | Piet van Veen i.c.w. Architectenbureau Mulder van Tussenbroek | Geert Nm Mul | Alexa Karolinski and Ingo Niermann | Qineto | De Zwarte Hond/Bonnema architecten | Office Jarrik Ouburg, Studio Samira Boon and Luuc Sonke | Paulien Bremmer Architecture + Urbanism and OJO / Office Jarrik Ouburg | Thought Collider | Frank Kolkman | Pinar&Viola | Fuseproject | Vincent Thornhill and Erik Vlemmix | Albergo Rosa | Circus Engelbregt | Ernst Van der Hoeven i.c.w. Bart Gorter* and others.
For further information:
6211 AS Maastricht