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Burnham-Ward Properties Preserves the Iconic Mariners Medical Arts Designed by Richard Neutra

By March 7, 2024April 10th, 2024No Comments

Richard Neutra may be one of the world’s premier midcentury architects, but unlike many of his contemporaries, the Austrian-born Neutra took a particular interest in reimagining the medical office. Reacting to the forbidding and intimidating clinical design of his day, Neutra created an entirely new architectural approach, one where light and access to nature would be balanced by a need for patients’ privacy and sense of calm. Together these became the key components to his philosophy about the role of architecture in facilitating the ‘art’ of medicine.

Read the full article in the Bluedoor Magazine here.