Here at WSP we do not only envision the future. We build it.

All About The Children Queen Silvia’s Childrens Hospital

In March 2021 a new wing adjoining Queen Silvia’s Hospital for Children and Young People in Gothenburg opened to great acclaim. We interviewed our client, Monica Johansson, the project manager working on behalf of the hospital.

Cities After COVID: How Can We Create A Positive Legacy For Health And Wellbeing?

The pandemic has given a stark illustration of how the built environment affects our health, but also shows the potential for change


After COVID-19: How Can Smart Tech Make Healthcare More Resilient?

Data is the most powerful weapon we have against future crises

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Hospitals After COVID-19: How Do We Design For An Uncertain Future?

Flexibility is now the most valuable component of healthcare buildings

After COVID-19: What Does A Resilient Healthcare System Look Like?

Examining why we weren’t ready can help us equip for future disasters of any kind


Hospitals After COVID-19: Can Design Instil Trust?

Healthcare facilities must not only be safe, but be perceived as safe

After Covid-19, How Can We Make Hospitals Safe?

The pandemic poses new challenges and some very big questions

What Has Covid-19 Taught Us About Healthcare Delivery?

COVID-19 has provided a new lens through which to view how healthcare is delivered, and what it is possible to achieve. How can we seize this once-in-a-generation opportunity?

 Scaling Up Healthcare Capacity At Speed

With the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, our global healthcare network and specialist teams have collaborated closely to support our clients in rapidly responding to the challenges of this unparalleled crisis.

COVID-19: Hong Kong Engineers Transform Shipping Container Into High-Tech Isolation Room

Modular system developed by pro bono team could be used to build fully functional isolation hospital in six weeks

Adapting Existing Hospitals for Surge Capacity

WSP USA health care engineers are providing rapid assessments of existing systems and solutions that can be implemented quickly to meet the needs of hospitals and communities.

Boston Medical Center Rapidly Reopens Medical Building for Pandemic Care

In three weeks, WSP upgraded an unoccupied medical building into a facility that is providing homeless Boston citizens with a place for care and quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Telemedicine 2.0: The Patient is Becoming the Point of Care

Telemedicine will be an integral part of our healthcare future, and COVID-19 is accelerating the transition. But it will only reach its full potential if it is accessible to all, including society’s most vulnerable.

Covid-19 Disaster Response: On the Front Lines of a Pandemic

For decades, WSP USA has deployed logistics management and emergency response teams to help communities recover from natural and man-made disasters. Those teams are now adapting to serve the U.S. response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Developing an eco-system of place-based healthcare infrastructure in developing markets

Jabulile Nhlapo: how to develop an ecosystem of place-based healthcare infrastructure in developing markets

Achieving universal health coverage remains key to the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda. This talk addresses how to overcome a sparse or lack of formal facilities across remote and rural areas.

Suzanne MacCormick presents on how to develop integrated care

Suzanne MacCormick explains how professionals responsible for developing healthcare estate can ensure integrated care has the best physical framework in which to operate.

Grey Base Hospital: Resilient, multi-use design in one of the most challenging locations on Earth

A case study presenting the challenges and innovative solutions for a new secondary hospital and co-located integrated family health centre in New Zealand.

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Locally Relevant, Future Ready Healthcare

The next generation of healthcare buildings will be very different from those built in the past, and those we are familiar with today. How can we design and plan buildings for the future?


Life Support

Society is ageing fast. Can better, smarter buildings and cities help us to survive the demographic timebomb?

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Delivering Healthcare That is Right for Africa

Eliminating barriers and ultimately increasing access to quality health services, for all, is a key pillar that requires significant focus if the aspirations laid out in the Agenda 2063 are to be achieved.

Empowering Patients

For patients, the care delivery experience can be a daunting experience. At a time when stress and discomfort are high, simplifying the delivery of care promotes health and wellness in many regards.

European Healthcare Design Conference 2018

We’re Looking To The Future At This Year’s European Healthcare Design Conference

Creating Efficient Facilities

An occupant-aware building makes informed decisions on the operation of its building services based on its users and the type of work being performed.


Moving From Sustainability To Wellness In Health Care

We know by now that there is a strong business case for sustainability in health care. Our clients are seeing strong results that go far beyond saving money on energy bills.


Lighting For Circadian Rhythms – A Desirable Trend?

Our circadian rhythm is the built-in clock that regulates the timing of our biological processes and daily behaviour, making us alert during the day and sleepy at night.


Alder Hey: Anatomy of a Modular Hospital

Laing O’Rourke and WSP have designed and built a Liverpool children’s hospital out of 15,000 pre-assembled elements.


A Fresh Approach To Secure Care

The challenge for providers of secure hospital facilities for patients with serious mental health illnesses is to provide environments that will foster healing and wellbeing without compromising the security measures essential to patient and public safety.