The Marie Curie Hospice designed by JDDK is located in Glasgow, United Kingdom. The building is to replace the tired existing hospice in the Springburn area of the city giving more private bedrooms with ensuites, piped oxygen supplies and access to outside areas helping promote quality of life for cancer sufferers and their families.
Marie Curie currently have two hospices in Scotland with the existing Glasgow site having helped 30,000 sufferers and their families. The new JDDK designed building will offer 21 individual rooms and 3 rooms holding 3 beds each. The design follows a lengthy consultation process which began in 2004 in response to a range of issues with the existing building. The existing hospice lacks access to outside areas, individual rooms and is generally run-down. The new hospice has to react to these elements and create a welcoming and stress-free environment.