Home for the Terminally Ill
Bangalore, India
A hospice for terminally ill cancer patients, focused around a large expanse of water that generates a sense of peace and calm. The front of the complex houses an administrative area, conference facilities and a day-care centre. The wards are located towards the rear. A typical module has a central nurses' station and washing area, while each patient has an individual space that leads out to a verandah overlooking the water. Facades are clad in locally available granite.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

See also:

Official Website of Karunashraya. http://www.karunashraya.org/. [Accessed January 18, 2007]
Bangalore, India
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Terminal Care Centre for Cancer Patients at Bangalore
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health care
social welfare