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Hospital Buildings – Healthcare Design

Major Healthcare Architecture Projects from around the World

post updated 16 August 2023

Hospital buildings

Hospital Building Designs

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Hospital Buildings. We cover completed health buildings, new building designs and architecture competitions across the world. The focus is on contemporary Hospital buildings.

We have 2 pages of Hospital Architecture selections.

Hospital Buildings : news + A-F (this page)

Hospital Architecture : G-Z

Health Building Designs

Architecture Designs – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Køge University Hospital Building, Denmark
Design: C.F. Møller
New Køge University Hospital
image from architects
Køge University Hospital Building – 11 Jun 2013
Rådgivergruppen USK, headed by C.F. Møller, Alectia and Rambøll, has been named as the winner of the competition to build the new Køge University Hospital, with a budget of DKK 4 billion. Køge University Hospital (USK) is an expansion of the existing Køge Hospital, which will be increased threefold to a total area of 177,000 m². This is a visionary project in terms of both architecture and functionality.

New Hospital Hvidovre, Denmark
Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
New Hospital Hvidovre
image from architects
New Hospital Hvidovre – 9 Jun 2013
schmidt hammer lassen architects, in collaboration with aarhus arkitekterne, has been appointed the winner of the competition to design the new extension of the New Hospital Hvidovre. The design for a 30,000-square-metre extension, which comprises an emergency ward, a pediatrics ward and obstetrics and cardiology departments, was so outstanding compared with the other six competition proposals that the jury chose to appoint only one winning proposal to proceed to the second round.

The New Stanford Hospital, California, USA
Design: Rafael Viñoly Architects
The New Stanford Hospital California
image from architect
The New Stanford Hospital Building – 14 May 2013
Groundbreaking of this new building, part of the Stanford University Medical Center: Project Renewal. University and medical center leadership gathered at an exclusive event to mark this milestone in the project’s construction and design, scheduled for completion in 2017. The new hospital will be open for patient care in early 2018.

Helsingborg Hospital Building, Sweden
Design: schmidt hammer lassen
Helsingborg Hospital
image from architect
Helsingborg Hospital Building – 21 Mar 2013
schmidt hammer lassen architects has won the competition to design the 35,000 square metre extension to the Helsingborg Hospital in the southern part of Sweden. The competition was won in cooperation with Aarhus Arkitekterne, NNE Pharmaplan and landscape architects Kragh & Berglund.

Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, UK
BDP Architects
Victoria Hospital Building
photo © David Barbour
Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy – 25 Aug 2012
The new wing at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy, Fife is now open. The 500 bed extension to the existing hospital was delivered by Balfour Beatty for NHS Fife through a Public Private Partnership. The facility contains eleven operating theatres and a new A+E department as well as offering a range of other services including maternity, paediatric, renal and critical care.

New Aalborg University Hospital, Jutland, Denmark
Design: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
New Aalborg University Hospital Building
picture from architects
New Aalborg University Hospital – 27 Jun 2012
As part of the Indigo Consortium, schmidt hammer lassen architects has won the competition to design the New Aalborg University Hospital in Northern Jutland – a project of € 551.5 million. The new hospital, which is part of a governmental health reform, comprises a 330,000 m2 masterplan with 134,500 m2 hospital buildings and 17,000 m2 for the Faculty of Health Science of Aalborg University.

New Rigshospital, Denmark
Aarhusarkitekterne A/S + others
New Rigshospital Building
image from architects
New Rigshospital – 23 May 2012
“Rigshospitalet is a very special hospital, with highly specialised treatments in almost all areas; it isn’t just the spearhead for the region, it’s the specialist hospital, for all of Denmark. Therefore it’s vital that the hospital meets the needs and wishes of the public, and that it is in constant change and renewal so that it becomes easier patients to receive ever better treatment here,” said Vibeke Storm Rasmussen, Chairman of the Capital Region of Denmark.

Santa Lucía General University Hospital, Murcia, Spain
CASA Sólo Arquitectos
Spanish University Hospital Building
photo from architects
Santa Lucía General University Hospital – added 27 Apr 2012
The program includes other than only health related activities, such as sports, leisure and commercial areas. Its objective is to get a stronger integration of the community into the hospital building area, and to develop a better sense of health prevention.

Los Arcos del Mar Menor University Hospital, San Javier, Murcia, Spain
CASA Sólo Arquitectos
Los Arcos del Mar Menor University Hospital
photo from architects
Los Arcos del Mar Menor University Hospital – added 27 Apr 2012

Recent Hospital Building Designs

Smouha and Mowassat Hospitals, Alexandria, Egypt
Keppie Design
Smouha and Mowassat Hospitals Egypt
image from architects
Alexandria Hospitals in Egypt – 17 Apr 2012
A series of facilities for the Smouha and Mowassat Hospitals in Egypt’s second largest city, Alexandria. Due to be completed in 2014, the project features a new 200-bed Gynecology and Obstetrics University Hospital. The project will also see the construction of a Pediatric and Emergency Facility and blood bank at the existing Smouha Hospital complex and a new 223-bed facility near the Mowassat Hospital for the provision of highly specialised care services.

Næstved Hospital Building, Sjaelland, Denmark
Næstved Hospital Building
picture from architect
Næstved Hospital Building – 14 Mar 2012
Livsrum is EFFEKT’s 1. prize project in the competition for a new cancer counseling center at Næstved hospital in Denmark in collaboration with Hoffmann and Lyngkilde.

Krankenhaus Nord Wien, Austria
Arup / Architekturburo Albert Wimmer
Krankenhaus Nord Wien
image © Architekturburo Albert Wimmer
Vienna North Hospital – 6 Mar 2012
Arup has been commissioned to design what will be one of Europe’s largest hospitals in Vienna, Austria. The Krankenhaus Nord Wien hospital win marks another milestone in the international recognition of the firm’s expertise in the field of healthcare. Construction work has just started on the 800-bed facility, which will cost over €500m to build and a similar amount again to fit out to the world-class standard specified

Hospital Building Developments

Key Health Architecture Projects, alphabetical:

Aarhus New University Hospital, Denmark
Arkitektfirmaet C. F. Møller
Aarhus University Hospital Building
picture from architect
Aarhus University Hospital Building

Akershus University Hospital, Norway
Arkitektfirmaet C. F. Møller
Akershus University Hospital
photograph : Torben Eskerod
Akershus University Hospital

Butaro Hospital, Rwanda
MASS Design Group
Butaro Hospital
image from architect
African Hospital Building

The Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal
Charles Correa / RMJM Hillier / Consiste
Lisbon Research Center design
picture from architect
Lisbon Research Center Building

Charity Hospital New Orleans, USA
RMJM Hillier
Charity Hospital New Orleans
picture from architect
Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana

Dublin Dental Hospital, Ireland
McCullough Mulvin
Dublin Dental Hospital
photo © Christian Richters
Dublin Dental Hospital

First People’s Hospital, China
HMC Architects
Chinese Hospital Building
HMC Architects / Shunde Architectural Design
First People’s Hospital

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Clinics + Cancer Care Centre Buildings

Health Centre Buildings
Edgecliff Medical Centre
photo : Brett Boardman

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Architectural Design

World Skyscrapers

Healthcare Buildings

Other Hospital Developments – no images/links, alphabetical:

Paimio Sanatorium Building, nr Turku, Finland
Alvar Aalto Architect

University Hospital of Santa Chiara redevelopment, Santa Chiara, Pisa, Italy
David Chipperfield Architects
Architecture Competition win

London Hospital Architecture

American Hospital Buildings

English Hospitals

Buildings / photos for the Contemporary Hospital Buildings – Health Architecture Design page welcome