Frank Gehry – Maggie’s Centre Hong Kong

image : Pako Ko

image : Pako Ko

It is now 18 years since the writer and designer Maggie Keswick Jencks died, and in that time her vision of specially designed, beautiful spaces for the care of cancer sufferers and their families has had wonderful results. After the first examples were built in Scotland, designed by native firms such as Richard Murphy Architects and Page\Park, Maggie’s husband, the architect and writer Charles Jencks, began to get old contacts involved. Soon Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Richard Rogers and OMA had all built one of these small but significant projects. Now Gehry has finished his second Maggie’s Centre, designed in collaboration with the Jencks’ daughter, Lily. Located in Hong Kong, it is the first new-build centre outside the UK.

Full article in Icon magazine.