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Major Healthcare Projects from around the World
18 Nov 2014
Hospital Architectural Designs
Today, the design of healthcare facilities and hospitals is driven by the need to create an environment of care and also to for the evolving nature of health care services. Architecture design for Hospital is evolving with improved patient experience at its core. The complexity of specialized clinics, the popularity of holistic healing, increasing use of technology in patient care and treatments etc are factors that are driving this change.
Due this major shift in the healthcare concept, the approach towards operations in a health care facility has also changed, and this in-turn has lead to an evolution in the hospital design architecture as well.
Let’s have a look at 5 of the best and most renowned hospitals around the world
1) Sharp Memorial Hospital:
The Sharp memorial hospital located at San Diego, CA, USA is a large hospital equipped with the most hi-end technology, a rooftop garden, private rooms and pull out couches for visitors and guests and accommodates 368 beds. It houses state of art surgery suites and has the largest, modern and well equipped emergency and trauma center.
2) Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital:
The Henry ford west Bloomfield Hospital boasts of a LEED certified Hospital Architecture Design. The 160 acre hospital property uses natural light for heating and cooling, the building harvests rainwater and makes the best use of this water. The hospital is equipped with 191 beds and modern facilities for patient care. The interior landscaping and design of the hospital is so alluring that patients would never want to leave the place.
3) Florida Hospital Waterman:
The beautiful hospital in Florida resides in the heart of and has become a part of the landscapes that are a natural habitat to many endangered birds. Now, here we can say that this truly defines holistic healing where man and nature beautifully coexist. The environment friendly hospital building is designed with an exterior of a non reflective glass, and after through bird flight investigation. The structure allows the birds to fly freely in their helicopter route pattern without any hindrance. The hospital has all the required amenities and modern infrastructure required to provide the best patient care.
3) City Hospital Dubai:
The city hospital at Dubai is no less than a five star resort. With all the luxurious amenities like a heated indoor swimming pool Spa, Gym, Jacuzzi , well furnished suites and valet service, the 229 bed hospital is designed to provide patients, their guest and visitors with the highest level of comforts and the best luxuries one would ever want.
5) Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh:
The playful and vibrant hospital in Pittsburgh is designed especially for children. The 296 bed pediatric hospital is one of the kind and complete with the full integration technologies like HER and CPOE. The hospital campus is a place so vibrant and equipped with a family resource center, library, healing garden, a musical therapy room, a four storey atrium and dining area and much more, and every child would love it.
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The New Stanford Hospital, California, USA
Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects
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The New Stanford Hospital Building
Helsingborg Hospital Building, Sweden
Design: schmidt hammer lassen
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Helsingborg Hospital Building
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