The Royal Hospital for Sick Children - Edinburgh


The landscape for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children is designed to promote health and wellness to encourage an integration of mind, body and spirit by providing opportunities for privacy, dignity, self-esteem, identity, social support and security.

The landscape is inviting and non-threatening with a playful and positive atmosphere incorporating the elements of scale, colour, texture, light, seasonal variation and contact with nature.

Key Features

  • Beautiful and exciting views from wards and rooms
  • The relationship of the indoor/outdoor allows the landscape to flow through the hospital
  • Wide range of courtyards, roof terraces and gardens to support the clinical use
  • Gardens provide an escape from the hospital environment