ICU Rooms Charité
HealthcareArchitecture ActivismResearch
HealthcareArchitecture ActivismResearch
Project typeHealing architecture, evidence-based design, Intensive care units, hospital, health care architecture, scientific research project
StatusConstruction completed; research ongoing
LocationBerlin, Germany
Time2011–2013

In their five-year “Parametric Dream Room” research program, GRAFT has revealed the huge potential for collaboration between doctors, designers and the healthcare industry in the design of beneficial medical environments. The two new ICU rooms focus on noise control, lighting conditions and new approaches to healthcare and represent a paradigm shift from abstract, technical considerations towards the design of positive human environments based on empirical data.

 UNBUILDING WALLS – GERMAN PAVILLON 2018
CulturalExhibition / StageInstitutionalResearch
CulturalExhibition / StageInstitutionalResearch
Project typeExhibition
StatusCompleted
LocationVenice, Italy
Time2017–2018

FROM DEATH STRIP TO FREESPACE For 28 years, Germany has been united – exactly as long as the Berlin Wall existed (1961–1989). On the occasion of this parallel, GRAFT and Marianne Birthler are curating the exhibition “Unbuilding Walls” at the German Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice.

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