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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.


Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland, NewZealand by Stephenson & Turner

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Article source: Stephenson & Turner

Stephenson & Turner (S&T) are proud to have carried out the architectural and building services for Starship Children’s Hospital, which opened its doors back in 1991 – recently celebrating its 23rd birthday.

Image Courtesy © Stephenson & Turner

Image Courtesy © Stephenson & Turner

  • Architects: Stephenson & Turner
  • Project: Starship Children’s Hospital
  • Location: Auckland, NewZealand


Helsingborg Hospital in Sweden by schmidt hammer lassen architects

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Article source: schmidt hammer lassen architects 

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. The project comprises a new ward for adult psychiatry, an out-patient clinic and medical laboratories. Key to the whole design has been flexibility, a clear layout, variety, human scale, green courtyards and optimal conditions for daylight.

Image Courtesy © schmidt hammer lassen architects

Image Courtesy © schmidt hammer lassen architects

  • Architects: schmidt hammer lassen architects 
  • Project: Helsingborg Hospital
  • Location: Sweden
  • Software used: REVIT and DRofus, and also InDesign and Photoshop
  • Sub-consultants: Aarhus Arkitekterne, NNE Pharmaplan
  • Client: Region Skåne, Regionservice (Sweden)
  • Area: App. 35,000 m2
  • Competition: 2013, 1st Prize in restricted competition
  • Landscape architect: Kragh & Berglund Stockholm


Angdong Hospital Project in Baojing, China by Rural Urban Framework (RUF)

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Article source: Rural Urban Framework (RUF)

Rural healthcare in China currently faces a multitude of challenges. Rural institutions are generally unfavourable compared to those in urban locales. Government subsidies and the raising of doctor and hospital incomes also lead to overcharging and needless treatments and exams. Commissioned by a Hong Kong charity, Institute for Integrated Rural Development, this project involves designing China’s first charitable hospital whilst helping foster a new attitude toward rural healthcare.

Image Courtesy © Rural Urban Framework

Image Courtesy © Rural Urban Framework

  • Architects: Rural Urban Framework (RUF)
  • Project: Angdong Hospital Project
  • Location: Baojing ,China
  • DESIGN: Joshua Bolchover and John Lin
  • COMMISSIONING DONOR: Institute of integrated Rural Development
  • ADDITIONAL DONORS: Luke Him Sau Charitable Trust
  • Design: Joshua Bolchover and John Lin, Rural Urban Framework is a not-for-profit design agency based at the Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong. (more…)

May/September : Eskenazi Hospital Parking Structure Art Facade in Indianapolis, IN by Urbana Studio

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Article source: Urbana Studio

This project began with an interest in challenging the typical notion of the parking structure as an unappreciated infrastructural typology by transforming the new Eskenazi Hospital parking structure into a binary, synthetic terrain. The effect of a field of 7,000 angled metal panels in conjunction with an articulated east/west color strategy creates a dynamic façade system that offers observers a unique visual experience depending on their vantage point and the pace at which they are moving through the site.

Image Courtesy © Serge Hoeltschi

Image Courtesy © Serge Hoeltschi

  • Architects: Urbana Studio
  • Project: May/September : Eskenazi Hospital Parking Structure Art Facade
  • Location: Indianapolis, IN, U.S.A
  • Photography: Serge Hoeltschi



Friday, May 30th, 2014


The medicine Faculty completes the facilities on the Arrixaca Hospital grounds. The nature of the site and the brief give it a degree of independence from the rest of the precinct in both its use and character, eschewing the peculiar hospital image.

The project is understood as a neutral, compact, petrous box with four and two heights. Inwardly ‘projected void’ are used to tense the box and generate spaces in diverse scales and qualities. The vestibule space thus arises from the confrontation between two voids of a different nature, one measuring 15 x 15 x 15 m (interior) and the other 9 x 9 x 6 m (exterior) which compress and tense it vertically. The transition between the successive episodes: void (entrance space), vertical vestibule space and void (central patio), each one with its own properties, sets the main time and spatial theme of the project.

Image Courtesy © HISAO SUZUKI

Image Courtesy © HISAO SUZUKI

  • Location: MURCIA, SPAIN
  • Photography: HISAO SUZUKI
  • Project date: 1996-1997
  • Built date: 1998-2001

Team project  

  • Structure engineering: H.C.A. INGENIEROS
  • Installations engineering: G.E. INGENIEROS


Vendsyssel Hospital – Extension &Renovation in Hjørring, Denmark by C.F. Møller Architects

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Article source: C.F. Møller Architects

The competition-winning design for the extension and refurbishment of the Vendsyssel Hospital seeks to enhance the overarching architectonic identity of the hospital and to integrate buildings and landscapes in various ways, including a rooftop children’s oasis.

Image Courtesy © C.F. Møller Architects

Image Courtesy © C.F. Møller Architects

  • Architects: C.F. Møller Architects
  • Project: Vendsyssel Hospital – Extension &Renovation
  • Location: Hjørring, Denmark
  • Client: RegionNordjylland
  • Landscape architect: C.F. Møller Landscape
  • Engineering: MOE
  • Size: 14.000 m2 (new-built), ca. 11.000 m2 (renovation)
  • Year: 2014-2019
  • Awards: 1st. Prize in Architectural Competition 2014


New North Zealand Hospital in Hillerød, Denmark by C. F. Møller Architects

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Article source: C. F. Møller Architects

The citizens of North Zealand in 2020 have a new and modern hospital at approx. 124,000 m² to be built in green surroundings close to Hillerød city for the area’s 310,000 citizens, with a budget running to DKK 3.8 billion.

The idea of the new North Zealand hospital has been to create a landmark in line with the nearby Frederiksborg Castle – a hospital where architecture and nature merge and form a safe environment for patients, a super functional and attractive workplace and a green recreational haven for all citizens in the area.

Image Courtesy © C. F. Møller Architects

  • Architects: C. F. Møller Architects
  • Project: New North Zealand Hospital
  • Location: Hillerød, Denmark
  • Client: Copenhagen Region
  • Consortium: (Lead consultancy and copyright): C.F. Møller A/S (architects), Alectia A/S, Rambøll A/S (engineers)
  • Size: 124,000 m2
  • Year: 2013-2014
  • Awards: 1st Prize in international competition (phase I), Finalist (phase II)

Military Chooses Banker Wire Metal Mesh for Naval Hospital Parking Garage in Camp Pendleton by HKS, Inc.

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Article source: Banker Wire

Parking Structure Aims to Improve Patient Experience at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton

The new Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton serves members of the military in a healing and calming environment – from the moment they arrive on the hospital’s campus to the moment they leave. A four-story parking garage, featuring Banker Wire metal fabric railings and partitions, helps establish this calming environment and creates a sense of tranquility for patients.

Image Courtesy © Banker Wire

  • Architects: HKS, Inc.
  • Project: Military Chooses Banker Wire Metal Mesh for Naval Hospital Parking Garage
  • Location: Camp Pendleton, USA
  • Photography: Banker Wire


Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Article source: CHIRAG N MULANI

We all know health is wealth..Hospital architecture minimize doctor’s circulation as well as doctor to patient circulation..Seprate emg.entry provided for critical patients. Doctor’s room provided around operation theatre and culsultancy(O.P.D)..Courtyard
provided at centre of the hospital..Hospital management area and O.P.D areas provided at which point so all new visitors are quickly find them and visit them..

Image Courtesy © CHIRAG N MULANI

  • Architects: CHIRAG N MULANI
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