Container hospitals.

March 29, 2020

Italian architects have come up with the idea of using containers to add intensive care units to hospitals to help fight the coronavirus.

wo Italian architects have come up with a solution to Italy’s shortage of intensive care units for those suffering from Covid-19. Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota produced a design plan that uses containers that have been converted to ICU pods to extend hospitals. The aim of these pods are that they are easy to install and cost-effective. The first prototypes are being installed at a hospital in Milan. If it is successful, it will be rolled out to other hospitals in the country.