This work contains detailed case studies of 26 projects by 22 architectural offices. Featured designers include Mitchell & Giurgola, Greenhill Jenner Architects, Avant Travaux Architectes, Behnisch & Partner and Francesc Montaner. Presented in this publication is a compilation of recent work, by a diverse selection of prestigious architects, on hospitals, health centres and other buildings of medical utility. Projects have been selected for the new interpretations, fresh points of view and innovation that have gone into their design. The book is lavishly illustrated with vivid photographs and architectural drawings, as well as information – from conception to completion – on the materials and construction processes necessary to execute the designs. Furthermore, the fine architects concerned have contributed their own explanatory texts, comments and anecdotes. It is no surprise that this book will serve as an endless source of inspiration for the professional or the layman, with designs that are destined to determine the future of architecture.