Beazley Designs of the Year Architecture

Leishenshan Hospital

To deal with the colossal numbers of coronavirus cases, the Wuhan municipal government ordered a makeshift hospital to be built.

The work of 10,000 construction workers over twelve days, it contained 32 zones for patients and 1,500 beds.

Time-lapse footage of the build was shown across news channels, alerting the world to the imminent threat of the coronavirus.

The modular design for the hospital is based on a temporary field hospital.

Designed by 10,000 workers.

Beazley Designs of the Year

Explore the best designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design, nominated by design experts and the public.