Posts tagged The Barts
The Barts and Smithfields for Sinclair Johnston & Partners

It doesn’t happen every day to jump into the history of "The Barts".

Londoners like to give nicknames to everything around, and The Barts makes no exception: its official name is The Royal Hospital of St Bartholomew, one of the oldest hospital in Europe, being founded in 1123 and still occupying its original site and providing all medical services.

I had recently the opportunity to shoot at The Barts for a leading engineering firm, Sinclair Johnston & Partners, who mastered the refurbishment works of its West Wing. Their project has been conceived as landmark to showcase how a historic building can be sympathetically modernised to provide an appropriate environment for 21st century medicine.

The finished building houses works of contemporary art and has won an award for the best patient environment in the NHS.

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