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hospitals

14 February 2012

1843 – Glasgow Royal Asylum, Gartnavel, Scotland

Architect: Charles Wilson An unusual design in Tudor Gothic, built in 1842-43, with the chapel completed in 1904. Initially built to hold 420 patients and later extended. Each range was U-shaped with the...

25 January 2012

1870s – General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario

Founded in 1848, the hospital became a part of Hamilton Health Sciences in 1996 when Hamilton General, Henderson General, McMaster University Medical Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital and Chedoke Hospital merged.

09 December 2011

1798 – Foundling Hospital Dining Hall, Dublin

Architect: Francis Johnston In 1704 the Foundling hospital of Dublin was opened. From 1,500 to 2,000 children were received annually. A large income was derived from a duty on coal. Conditions in the...

22 November 2011

1936 – Design for St. Ultan’s Hospital, Dublin

Architect: Scott & Good Unbuilt design for St. Ultan’s Hospital on Charlemont Street, Dublin. In the Ireland of the 1930s, there was a keen interest in architecture from the Government ministers of the...

13 July 2011

1889 – Miner’s Hospital, Harleton, Pennsylvania

Architect: Benjamin Linfoot Designed for the Board of Public Charities and published in the American Architect and Building News.

06 July 2011

1884 – Birmingham and Midland Eye Hospital

Architect: Payne & Talbot Construction on the eye hospital began in 1881 in the Gothic Revival style and was completed in 1884. The building was used as offices and not as a hospital...

20 May 2011

1920 – Durham County Hospital

Architect: Edwin T. Hall & E. Stanley Hall From The Building News, July 23, 1920: “This group of hospital buildings occupies the southern aspect on the slope of a hill, there being a...

01 April 2011

1852 – Guy’s Hospital, Southwark, London

The hospital was founded in 1721 by Thomas Guy (1644/45–27 December 1724), as a hospital to treat “incurables” discharged from St Thomas’ Hospital. Guy had been a Governor and benefactor of St Thomas’...

15 March 2011

1887 – Gateshead Childrens Hospital, Northumberland

Architect: W.H. Dunn Bird’s Eye Perspective View & Plan.