Operating Theatre

The origin of today's Hybrid Operating Room goes back as far as the Operating Theatre; an event space designed to allow the earliest surgeons to perform procedures in front of other surgeons, dressers and invited pupils. At PDS, understanding the historical development of medical spaces is not only fascinating, it is the best way for us to design intelligently. We are currently investigating the future of Surgery from the perspective of hygiene, surgical performance, technological advancement and permanent infrastructure.