Publications by Alessandro Caruso

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ACA – Designing for Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Publication Date: Jul 2022, Construction Forum Magazine - ACA's Projects with Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

In volume 20 (issue 7) of the Construction Forum Magazine (CFM),  between pages 142-143, you can read all about our relationship with Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust and the work Alessandro Caruso Architects has done on their behalf.

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Millennium Care Village: Pandemic-proof Design

Publication Date: Feb 2022, The Care Home Environment - Millennium Care Village: Pandemic-proof Designs

In December, Millennium Care secured planning approval for a pandemic-proof care home in Standish.  Alex Caruso of ACA and Beth Brydges of Millennium Care explain how the state of the art design incorporates both dementia and pandemic-proof design principles.

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Alessandro Caruso Architects picks up two awards

Publication Date: Feb 2022, Building Better Healthcare - Alessandro Caruso Architects picks up two awards

Interesting write up about the Allam Diabetes Centre and its popularity!

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Award-winning diabetes facility’s striking ‘curved lines’

Publication Date: Feb 2022, Health Estate Journal - award winning diabetes facility's striking curved lines

Read about the background behind the Allam Diabetes Centre and its 2 international architecture award wins!

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ACA – World-leading £7.5 million Allam Diabetes Centre opens in Hull

Publication Date: Jan 2022, Hull Daily Mail - World-leading £7.5 million Allam Diabetes Centre opens in Hull

Great write up about ACA’s Design of the Allam Diabetes Centre opening to the public and what it means for Hull.

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ACA – State-of-the-art Allam Diabetes Centre opens to patients

Publication Date: Jan 2022, The Hull Story - State-of-the-art Allam Diabetes Centre opens to patients

ACA’s design of the Allam Diabetes Centre is complete and open to the public!

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ACA – Unique Wigan Care Village Gets Green Light

Publication Date: Jan 2022, Wigan Today - Unique Wigan Care Village Gets Green Light

ACA achieve successful planning approval for Langtree Care Home on behalf of the Millennium Care Group.

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ACA – Hull Construction Projects wow the Capital!

Publication Date: Jan 2022, Hull Buisness Live - Hull Construction Projects wow the Capital

A write up about ACA as one of one of the award winners at the National Building & Construction Awards 2021.

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ACA – Shortlist revealed for Hull Live Business Awards 2021

Publication Date: Jan 2022, Hull Live - Shortlist revealed for Hull Live Business Awards 2021

ACA is thrilled to be finalists for the customer focus category at Hull Business Awards 2021.

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ACA – Award Winning Architects

Publication Date: Jan 2022, Doncaster Free Press - ACA are Award Winning Architects

ACA is thrilled to be Gold Winners of the Architecture Practice of the Year at the National Building & Construction Awards.

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ACA – Hull Business Awards Finalists 2021

Publication Date: Jan 2022, Hull Business Live - ACA are Hull Business Awards Finalists 2021

ACA is thrilled to be finalists in the customer focus category at the Hull Business Awards 2021!

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ACA – National Building & Construction Award Winners 2021

Publication Date: Jan 2022, NBCA - ACA are National Building & Construction Award Winners 2021

ACA is thrilled to be gold winners of the Architectural Practice of the Year 2021 award at the National Building & Construction Awards 2021!

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ACA – Win Doncaster Council Framework Bid

Publication Date: Jan 2022, CFM Construction Forum Magazine - ACA Win Doncaster Council Framework Bid

ACA won a bid to be included in a 4 year framework for architecture at Doncaster Council.

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ACA – Reflections on 2021

Publication Date: Jan 2022, CFM Construction Forum Magazine - ACA - Reflections on 2021

Alessandro Caruso Architects (ACA) reflect on the successes of 2021, despite the ongoing uncertainty caused by Covid19.

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ACA – Designing for Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust | CFM Construction Magazine

Publication Date: Nov 2020, CFM Construction Forum Magazine - ACA's Current Projects at HRI

In volume 18 (issue 11) of the Construction Forum Magazine (CFM),  between pages 29-31, you can read all about our relationship with Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the work Alessandro Caruso Architects has done at HRI. ACA has also designed various healthcare architecture feasibility studies for HRI and currently has various projects on-site – learn more about our current projects at HRI via the link below.

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Hospital Office Development puts NHS staff at the Centre of the Design Process

Publication Date: Jul 2019, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: The need to put patients at the heart of healthcare design is widely accepted. But sometimes the impact these buildings have on the people who work in them day in, day out, is somewhat overlooked. Now a flagship project at Hull Royal Infirmary is changing that – and putting staff right at its heart.

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Attractive Rural Location for PMLD Facility

Publication Date: Jul 2019, The Network – Journal of the Design in Mental Health Network

Publication Description: Westwood Care and Support Group, a Yorkshire-headquartered care provider, has recently internally refurbished and reconfigured two two-storey buildings on the former Huntercombe mental healthcare site at Market Weighton in Yorkshire, to provide new purpose-designed units – one for residential, and one for respite care, for patients with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) and complex physical needs.

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Taylor-made Facility for PMLD Patients

Publication Date: May 2019, HEJ – Health Estate Journal

Publication Description: Westwood Care and Support Group, a Yorkshire-headquartered care provider, has recently completed the internal refurbishment and reconfiguration of two two-storey buildings located on the former Huntercombe mental healthcare site at Market Weighton in Yorkshire’s East Riding to provide new purpose-designed units.

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Extensive Refurb Project Transforms Hull Facility

Publication Date: Apr 2019, The Network – Journal of the Design in Mental Health Network

Publication Description: Alessandro Caruso Architects (ACA), has deployed its extensive healthcare design expertise to mastermind the £500,000 refurbishment of an inpatient unit for older people in Hull that predominantly houses patients with organic mental health problems.

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Collaborative Design In An Extra Care Development

Publication Date: Jul 2018, Care & Dementia Environments Conference

Publication Description: During the Care & Dementia Environments conference in March, Alessandro Caruso, co-founder of Alessandro Caruso Architects and Interiors and Nicola Taylor, head of care services, Abbeyfield, discussed the collaborative design of Fern House, an extra care development in West Yorkshire.

Co-author: Nicola Taylor

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Why Design is Integral to Mental Health Services

Publication Date: Feb 2018, Design in Mental Health Network

Publication Description: On behalf of the Design in Mental Health Network, Alex Caruso explains how designing facilities appropriately can improve safety and patient outcomes, as well as benefit the mental health of patients.

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Designing for Recovery – Key Elements to Consider

Publication Date: Jan 2016, The Network – Journal of the Design in Mental Health Network

Publication Description: A debate between an Architect and a Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Provider around good recovery environments and what makes them, what can the design community do to create them to influence the speed of recovery.

Co-author: Andrew Frankel-Caine

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Alessandro Caruso: The Accidental Healthcare Architect

Publication Date: Oct 2015, Eco for sustainable design – Ecophon Cover Healthcare 2015

Publication Description: A serious motorcycle accident gave him the mission to improve healthcare environments for patients. Today, UK based architect Alessandro Caruso is committed to creating healing environments for the healthcare industry.

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Fledgling Healthcare Architectural Firm’s Success is Evidence of Market Strength

Publication Date: Jan 2015, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: Update on the healthcare market.

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Care UK Spearheads New Approach to Mental Health Design

Publication Date: Jun 2014, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: As care pathways have changed to support patient recovery, so too has the design of mental health environments.

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New Architectural Practice to Further Healthcare Design Excellence

Publication Date: Feb 2014, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: Alessandro Caruso has set up a new practice which will focus primarily on health and social care facilities.

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A New Era for Healthcare Developments

Publication Date: Sep 2013, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: The £3.4m development is being delivered in four phases and includes refurbishment of the existing Health Centre along with a new-build annex which now houses two GP practices. The facility will also provide space for community healthcare services.

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New Mental Health Facility Challenges the Guidelines

Publication Date: May 2013, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: A ground-breaking joint venture aimed at creating a blueprint for the future delivery of mental health services has led to the construction of a flagship new step-down facility in Horsham, West Sussex.

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On The Spot

Publication Date: Nov 2012, Yorkshire Post

Publication Description: Personal Profile.

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Glenfield Hospital’s Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Expansion

Publication Date: Oct 2012, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: Design Special report.

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Learning Disability Centre Sets Precedent for Future Design

Publication Date: Mar 2012, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: Efforts by trusts in the north of England to vastly improve inpatient services for people with learning disabilities has led to the development of a purpose-built facility in Hull.

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Living Proof

Publication Date: Jun 2018, HealthInvestor UK

Publication Description: The term ‘future-proof’ may be bandied about in health and care, but what do facilities designed to stand the test of time really look like? Sarah Williams takes a look across the sector.

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