Intended for healthcare professionals

Observations Body/Building

What doctors have in common with architects—part 1: A manual art

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: (Published 07 April 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h1810

In Praise of Architecture

Architects are unsung heroes. Working quietly behind the scenes, they design our homes, hospitals, schools, stores, theaters, churches, museums, and skyscrapers. With creativity and precision, architects convert empty space into rooms, ergonomic furniture, artwork, atria, cathedral ceilings, clerestory windows, stained glass, skylights, and landscaping. So let's celebrate architectural magic by incorporating it into our lives.

Competing interests: No competing interests

07 April 2015
Hugh Mann
New York, USA