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The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Credit: Hufton and Crow.

Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children

Firm LocationLondon, United Kingdom
Project locationLondon, United Kingdom
CompanyStanton Williams
Lead Architect Stanton Williams
Design TeamStanton Williams with Skanska, Hoare Lea, Pell Frischmann, BHSLA, Eckersley O’Callaghan, Gardiner & Theobald, DP9, All Clear Designs, MTS Health – Medical, GVA Schatunowski Brooks Simon Jones Associates, Ecology Solutions, Turner & Towsend, MJ Medical, Designmap, GOSH Arts with artists Dana Al Mazrouei, Mark Tichner and Random International.
ClientGreat Ormond Street Hospital and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

At the Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children, Stanton Williams reimagined the healthcare environment as a shared civic experience in the heart of London. Designed for Great Ormond Street Hospital and University College London, the 13,000sqm facility combines pioneering research with clinical care and is the first purpose-built paediatric centre of its kind in the world. Facing Coram’s Fields - a site dedicated to children’s welfare for over 250 years – the building invites views into the 600sqm double-height laboratories and actively engages science with urban life.