Different design disciplines work towards quality maternal and newborn care that is understood holistically, as a spatial, social and sensory event. A mixed method, cross-disciplinary design process is used to discover new possibilities for improved experience in maternity wards.
Service design improves the communication between a woman and a healthcare provider, and provides tools to ensure the woman is at the centre of care.
Product design proposals are prototypes aimed to increase the woman’s comfort and safety and improve care provision.
The architectural designs present a modular, adaptable facility structure that utilises space, air flow and natural lighting optimally.