Shigeru Ban Designs Cross-Laminated Timber Hospital for Ukraine


Lviv Hospital Proposal. Image Courtesy of Shigeru Ban

Lviv Hospital Proposal. Image Courtesy of Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban has announced the intention to collaborate with the municipality of Lviv to design an expansion of the Lviv hospital. As the largest hospital in Ukraine, this unit has witnessed an increase in the number of patients since the beginning of the war, leading to the need to increase the capacity of the institution. Shigeru Ban’s proposal uses cross-laminated wood and joints inspired by traditional wooden construction techniques to create a safe and welcoming environment for healing and recuperating.

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