AD Round Up: Health Architecture Part VI

Amazing hospitals, clinics and a veterinary hospital for our sixth selection of previously featured health architecture projects. Check them all after the break.

Zoo Veterinary Hospital / Carreño Sartori Arquitectos In the Veterinary Hospital, a single building on a restricted site, must collect the programmatic complexity. At street level the veterinary requirements and animal recovery rooms are designed with easy vehicle and stretchers access. A 50 cm. height base, separates the outside ground, setting a distance between a sterile interior and the pollution from a path that serves other uses (read more…)

Kangbuk Samsung Hospital / Hyunjoon Yoo Architects Typical hospitals are located in a huge size building and their rooms are small. Consequently, most of hospital rooms have no window and they are separated from outdoor space. If we define the term “health” as a recovering naturalness, the current typical hospital design that separates the man from nature is ironically a total opposite to the original goal of hospital (read more…)

Erha Clinic Surabaya / HMP Architects This building serves as a support for community health facilities, more specifically as a skin care clinic. This building is expected to accommodate medical activities and customer facilities (read more…)

Guimarães Private Hospital / Pitagoras Arquitectos Guimarães Private Hospital is currently located outside of the urban perimeter, near a set of recently developed facilities by the Guimarães City Council – Athletics Track and Swimming Pools Complex – and by individual entities – a new School for primary and secondary education (read more…)

Erha Medan / HMP Architects Basically, the building is a simple lifted box which solves complex function and requirements. The objective of the project is to build a comfortable and cozy skin clinic. The basic planning and programming of the project is to create functional spaces. One of the terms is to separate public and staff circulation, so the doctors and patients will only meet in the consultation/treatment room (read more…)

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "AD Round Up: Health Architecture Part VI" 22 Mar 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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