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It is good to be the king: the French surgical revolution

Julius Bonello S. Ayesha Hasan Peoria, Illinois, United States   Charles-François Tassy, Source: Wiki A belief held by the common people is that it is good to be royalty, a sentiment supported by descriptions in novels and depictions in movies. The best food, the finest clothes, and the most extravagant and opulent dwelling in the […]

Qatar’s Sidra Hospital and Damien Hirst’s Miraculous Journey

Sally Metzler Chicago, IL, USA Amazing, inspiring art and architecture seem to appear almost daily in Doha, Qatar, the host city of the 2024 World Cup. The Sidra Hospital for women and children soars among the many shining examples of architecture throughout this small Middle Eastern Gulf country. The building is graceful and sleek. Interior […]

Architecture and the French hospital

Sarah Hartley Garches, France   Episodes from the Life of a Bishop Saint, c. 1500 – Master of Saint Giles and assistant National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC With cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris, Saint-Jean-le-rond on the left and the hospital Hotel-Dieu in the background. Until I left England to work in France, it had never […]