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Vedanta University Teaching Hospital Design by Perkins+Will, in Puri, India

July 22, 2009 By: Category: Architecture

Vedanta University Teaching Hospital is Designed by Perkins+Will, located in Puri, India.
Vedanta University Teaching Hospital is part of a very ambitious plan to develop this rural area into a global center of education and healthcare that would be on par with Harvard, Stanford and Oxford. The 500-bed world-class facility, set to open in 2011, would serve as a regional hub for critical medical specialties such as cardiology and diabetes and focus research on prevalent public health issues in the surrounding area. With the heart of the project geared toward giving back to the community, Perkins+Will architects have carefully incorporated the area’s cultural values by working with local materials and artisans to capture India’s modern art trends within the building plans.

Vedanta University Teaching Hospital Design by Perkins+Will in Puri India 1 Vedanta University Teaching Hospital Design by Perkins+Will, in Puri, India

Additionally, some of the hospital’s sustainable features will include daylighting, atriums, storm water management and water conservation through site run-off and an onsite sewage treatment plant, use of local materials, landscaping with local plants and green roof.

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Arras Hospital, New Generation of Hospitals with High Architecture by Groupe-6, in Arras, France

August 05, 2009 By: Category: Architecture

Arras Hospital, New Generation of Hospitals with High Architecture was designed by Groupe-6, located in Arras, France. Combining modernity and humanity inserted in a dense urban environment.

Arras Hospital New Generation of Hospitals with High Architecture by Groupe 6 in Arras France 1 Arras Hospital, New Generation of Hospitals with High Architecture by Groupe 6, in Arras, France

The primary preoccupation was indeed to optimise the relationship between the staff and the patient, serving and enhancing notions of caring, efficiency, welcoming and dialogue. A new bedroom organisation with bathrooms on the external facade creates more space, more efficiency and time spent with the patients. Logistics are maximised through NTIC, introducing the concept and reality of a networked hospital.

Arras Hospital New Generation of Hospitals with High Architecture by Groupe 6 in Arras France 2 Arras Hospital, New Generation of Hospitals with High Architecture by Groupe 6, in Arras, France

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B-99 House Design by DADA and Partners, in Gurgaon, India

July 30, 2009 By: Category: Architecture, Home Design

Designed by DADA and Partners, located in Gurgaon, India.
The courtyard that forms the center of the house faces south and is overlooked by living and bedroom areas on the ground and first floors. Adjacent to the courtyard is a steel staircase connecting the upper floors. On the ground and first floors, rooms at front and rear are connected by ‘bridge-like’ spaces running along the courtyard. Also running in parallel is a two feet deep wall that at places acts as a shading device for large windows or incorporates built-in timber benches overlooking the open courts.

B 99 House Design by DADA and Partners in Gurgaon India 1 B 99 House Design by DADA and Partners, in Gurgaon, India

Courtyards have been an inherent design feature of Indian architecture serving as a climate modifier, a social gathering space and are referred to as ‘Brahmasthana’ (sacred center) of a house. Architects have used this idea and organized the functions around the central courtyard on both floors.

B 99 House Design by DADA and Partners in Gurgaon India 2 B 99 House Design by DADA and Partners, in Gurgaon, India

The staircase custom-designed and fabricated out of steel and timber feels as if it is hung in middle of this lofty volume filled with light, facing a full height transparent wall. This glass and steel skin turns horizontal at the top and becomes part of the roof.

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Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects, in Springfield University Hospital, London, United Kingdom

July 23, 2009 By: Category: Architecture

This Wandsworth Acute Unit is designed MAAP Architects, in Springfield University Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Situated in Tooting, South West London, the hospital is the largest of the Trust’s 50 sites, with 33 hectares of land, with a number of protected heritage buildings and preserved trees.

Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects in Springfield University Hospital London United Kingdom 1 Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects, in Springfield University Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Designed by MAAP Architects, the aim was to create an environment which is conducive to therapeutic treatment and recovery within the constraints of an urban block framework. The challenge for this project was to provide welcoming and attractive buildings filled with natural light and to provide direct access to safe and secure high quality open space. The street pattern defined by the masterplan suggested the new mental health facilities would occupy similarly sized buildings. The existing topography of the site presented opportunities to accommodate car-parking and services underneath and increases the perimeter of the building for other uses including a small café and garden in the south east corner (not yet realised).

The Wandsworth Acute Unit (WAU) is a new mixed gender inpatient facility for adults with acute mental illness at Springfield University Hospital. It comprises an 18 bedded acute ward (AAU) and a 10 bedded psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) together with community team bases and outpatient facilities.

Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects in Springfield University Hospital London United Kingdom 2 Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects, in Springfield University Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects in Springfield University Hospital London United Kingdom 3 Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects, in Springfield University Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects in Springfield University Hospital London United Kingdom 4 Wandsworth Acute Unit by MAAP Architects, in Springfield University Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Orange City Area Health System by HGA Architects

March 15, 2011 By: Category: Architecture

This is Orange City Area Health System, located in Orange City, Iowa. Designed by HGA Architects, Orange City Hospital draws inspiration from its pastoral 37-acre setting. The 125,000-square-foot, two-level replacement hospital and clinic include acute care functions and outpatient clinic functions.

Orange City Area Health System by HGA Architects Orange City Area Health System by HGA Architects

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