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FUNDACIÓN ESTHER KOPLOWITZ FOR PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY in Madrid, Spain by HANS ABATON

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Article source: HANS ABATON

‘’It is not a project of some parents for their children, but a work of our society for the future’’

The current centre, granted by Madrid City Hall, is housed in a building from 1950 attached to a development of mainly single storey houses. It is located beside the disused military barracks near the Extremadura highway. Renovated in 1995, it shows inadequate conditions as a school and residence for children who suffer CP. Due to the increasing demand for places and the fact that it was the only specialized residence in La Comunidad de Madrid, an extension with the very best conditions was necessary and addressed the following shortcomings:
– Insufficient space; up to four children per room.
– Inadequate connection between buildings; with access from outdoors, exposing the children to significant temperature changes.
– The fact that there was only one multipurpose hall which did not meet requirements to carry out all the activities.
– Insufficient evacuation routes and emergency systems; when the lift was out of order, the rooms were inaccessible.

Image Courtesy © HANS ABATON

Image Courtesy © HANS ABATON

  • Architects: HANS ABATON
  • Project: FUNDACIÓN ESTHER KOPLOWITZ FOR PATIENTS WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
  • Location: Madrid, Spain

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Neubau höhere Fachschule für Gesundheit in Luzern, Switzerland by Maier Hess Architekten GmbH

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Article source: Maier Hess Architekten GmbH

The project seeks to initiate a pattern clearly identifying the hospital campus on Spitalstrasse. With already two buildings of about 35m height, adding a third one makes the pattern evident. An important benefit of the slightly higher than average structure is the – in our eyes very necessary – casualness of the surrounding space, that so could become more convenient and less tight.

Image Courtesy ©  Maier Hess Architekten GmbH

Image Courtesy ©  Maier Hess Architekten GmbH

  • Architects: Maier Hess Architekten GmbH
  • Project: Neubau höhere Fachschule für Gesundheit
  • Location: Luzern, Switzerland
  • Software used: Vectorworks 2015, Artlantis R and Pixelmator

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Hospital Clínico Metropolitano, Dra.Eloísa Díaz Insunza in Santiago, Chile by Bbats+Tirado

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Article source:  Bbats+Tirado

The Metropolitan Clincal Hospital consists of 67,504 m², 391 beds, 17 operating rooms and 4 delivery rooms, 112 consultations and procedures, 555 parking spaces and 224 seismic isolators, to house 1,500 staff.

Image Courtesy © Nico Saieh

Image Courtesy © Nico Saieh

  • Architects: Bbats+Tirado (BBATS Consulting&Projects, MURTINHO+RABY arquitectos )
  • Project: Hospital Clínico Metropolitano, Dra.Eloísa Díaz Insunza
  • Location: La Florida, Santiago, Chile
  • Photography: Nico Saieh, Pablo Casals
  • Client: Gobierno de Chile – Concesiones MOP
  • Project Manager: Silvia Barbera, Jorge Batesteza, Cristobal Tirado, Santiago Raby
  • Collaborators: (Chile) Juan Carlos Barros (jefe equipo / team leader), Felipe Torreblanca, Sebastián Cruz, Ignacia Balart, Javier De Juan, Max Mendez, Luis Pinto / (España) JeanCraiu, Simona Iaquinto, Dani Linares, Luisa Santos / (Concurso) Roberto Cortés
  • Structural Design: CRL Ingeniería (more…)

TELETON ONCOLOGY CLINIC in Queretaro, México by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Article source: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

Since 1999 the Teletón Foundation has undertaken a great effort to attend to the needs of disabled children. In pursuit of the same ideals, it created the Teletón Infant Oncology Clinic (HITO) to support children with cancer, in response to one of the leading causes of death in Mexico. The city of Querétaro was chosen for its central location in the country, and its high rates of growth and development.

Image Courtesy © Jaime Navarro

Image Courtesy © Jaime Navarro

  • Architects: Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos
  • Project: TELETON ONCOLOGY CLINIC
  • Location: Queretaro, México
  • Photography: Jaime Navarro, Paul Czitrom
  • President: Arq. Javier Sordo Madaleno Bringas
  • Architecture Leader:Arq. Javier Sordo Madaleno de Haro
  • Project Leader: Arq. Alejandro Coeto García
  • Architectural Team:
    • Design Manager: Arq. Cándido Hernández Solorio
    • Engineering Coordination: Ing. Marcos Hernández
    • Engineering Team: Ing. Héctor Ruiz Hernández
    • Architecture Team: Arq. Miguel Baranda Estrada, Arq. Iovanny Fuentes Guerrero, Arq. Alejandro Espejel Prieto (more…)

McCarthy Completes Construction of $456 Million Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in La Jolla, Calif.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Article source: McCarthy Building Companies

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., the nation’s leading healthcare builder, has completed construction of the new 383,000-square-foot Prebys Cardiovascular Institute and adjacent 26,000-square-foot central energy plant on the Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla campus, located at 9888 Genesee Ave. in La Jolla, Calif.

Image Courtesy © McCarthy Building Companies

Image Courtesy © McCarthy Building Companies

  • Construction: McCarthy Building Companies
  • Project: McCarthy Completes Construction of $456 Million Prebys Cardiovascular Institute in La Jolla, Calif.
  • Location: La Jolla, Calif, USA
  • Construction of the Prebys Cardiovascular Institute project required:
    • 134,562 cubic yards of earthwork
    • 29,653 cubic yards of concrete
    • 4,792,813 pounds of concrete reinforcement
    • 191,710 square feet of exterior finished surface
    • 4,662 tons of structural steel
    • 2,237 doors
    • 725,873 square feet of drywall
    • 189,506 square feet of finished flooring
    • 158,922 lineage feet of piping
    • 737,680 pounds of ductwork
    • 67% of the onsite trash was recycled

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REDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE FOR THE CONGREGATION OF THE BLIND SISTERS OF ST. PAUL in Paris, France by Atelier Zündel Cristea

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Article source: Atelier Zündel Cristea

This project located at 88 avenue Denfert Rochereauin Paris includes several works of demolition, asbestos removal and reconstruction. The Congregation of the Blind Sisters of St. Paul is mainly surrounded by religious functions and programs dedicated to healthcare. Its main access is currently possible from the avenue on the south side of the site. Our project includes a new one from the north side to facilitate the access for pedestrians, deliveries and fire services.

Image Courtesy © Atelier Zündel Cristea

Image Courtesy © Atelier Zündel Cristea

  • Architects: Atelier Zündel Cristea
  • Project: REDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE FOR THE CONGREGATION OF THE BLIND SISTERS OF ST. PAUL
  • Location: Paris (75), France
  • Client: Paris Habitat
  • Contractors: Igrec / Bassinet Turquin Paysage
  • Cost: 16 M€ (before taxes)
  • Surface: 6200 m²
  • Mission: Etudes
  • Environment: Plan Climat de la Ville de Paris, H&E
  • Completion: 2016

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Hospital Veterinari Canis Mallorca in Palma, Spain by Estudi E. Torres Pujol

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Article source:  Estudi E. Torres Pujol

ENVIRONMENT AND SHAPE
The building is located in an intermediate location between and industrial and a residential area, adjoining the old prison in Palma, nowadays abandoned. The plot is trapezoidal, and the building adapts to it using the maximum surface area allowed, as it was required by the client. Its volumetric architecture is a constant dialogue with the environment, blending the architecture of ‘International Style’ and traditional rural buildings in Mallorca.

Image Courtesy © José Hevia

Image Courtesy © José Hevia

  • Architects: Estudi E. Torres Pujol
  • Project: Hospital Veterinari Canis Mallorca
  • Location: Palma, Spain
  • Photography: José Hevia

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Pedagogen University in Göteborg, Sweden by Forbo Flooring Systems

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Article source: Forbo Flooring Systems

Pedagogen has been redesigned using an over hundred years old hospital building into a modern educational facility. In addition, a new modern architecture building has been integrated with the old part which has resulted in a successful meeting between new and old style.

Image Courtesy © Per Arvidsson

Image Courtesy © Per Arvidsson

  • Architects: Forbo Flooring Systems
  • Project: Pedagogen University
  • Location: Göteborg, Sweden
  • Photography: Per Arvidsson
  • Building contractor: Tuve Bygg, SBS Bygg
  • Flooring contractor: Golvet i Göteborg AB, JF Johanssons golv Göteborg
  • Flooring material: 19,000m2 Marmoleum Real & Fresco

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Surgeon’s Rooms in Melbourne, Australia by fmd architects

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Article source: fmd architects

The project is a renovation & extension the existing consulting rooms for Knox Orthopedic Group, adjacent to Knox hospital. The main entry is via the Knox hospital car-park, with the rear entry within a residential street.

The brief was to extend the existing administration spaces and reception area and add 2 additional consulting rooms.

Image Courtesy © John Gollings

Image Courtesy © John Gollings

  • Architects: fmd architects
  • Project: Surgeon’s Rooms
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Photography: John Gollings
  • Project Completion: 2014
  • Project Team: Fiona Dunin, Andrew Carija, Robert Kolak, Owen Castley
  • Builder: Malin Construction
  • Structural Engineer: Macleod Consulting
  • Services Engineer: BRT Consulting
  • Building Surveyor: Wilsmore Nelson Goup
  • Town Planner: Urbis
  • Landscape Architect: Katherine Rekaris

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Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Richard Lundquist Tower in California by HMC Architects

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Article source: HMC Architects

Construction is complete on Torrance Memorial’s new $480 million Melanie and Richard Lundquist Tower. McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. served as general contractor of the hospital facility which was delivered over four-and-a-half months early and $10 million under budget. The hospital held a community celebration on September 20, and the new facility opened to patients on November 16.

Image Courtesy © HMC Architects

Image Courtesy © HMC Architects

  • Architects: HMC Architects
  • Project: Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Richard Lundquist Tower
  • Location: Torrance, California, U.S.A.

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