With the health crisis that broke out last spring, the government of the Community of Madrid, through its regional health service, took several measures to try to curb the pandemic and provide urgent attention to the ill. The IFEMA field hospital mad
The project seeks to give coherence to the multipart hospital by means of a base that serves to channel circulation and hold up a ten-story block containing the new ICU area. Composed of brick panels that are anchored to cables of steel, the facade i
Taking the building as an urban entity, the project upgrades all the spaces and historical elements of the former hospital in order to accommodate a contemporary program...
The New York practice of Sharon Davis worked with the NGO Possible Health and the Nepalese government in raising new medical facilities in Achham, one of Nepal’s poorest and most remote regions. Surrounded by mountains in the Seti River Valley, the c
Surrounded by a small forest and a prairie, this hospital specialized in rehabilitation is located next to Narita International Airport, Japan’s largest, 50 kilometers west of Tokio. This low-rise hospital, with just two floors, is arranged around tw
Designed by Benedetta Tagliabue and Joan Callís of the Catalan firm Miralles Tagliabue EMBT, this pavilion in Barcelona stands beside the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital, a work of Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The building is part of an international ne
The ground floor is conceived as an urban interchange, with atrium-plazas and street-galleries. The courtyards are covered to allow their use all year round, and the original volumes of the vaulted rooms are recovered, removing the false ceilings...
The plan is the marriage of two seemingly contradictory goals, which the design in the form of an organic cross manages to combine: the desire for a large flowing central garden and the necessity for short internal connections... [+]
El proyecto de Idom, dirigido por Jesús María Susperregui Virto, responde a un modelo de hospital de alta especialización, docente e investigador, centrado en la asistencia al paciente. Con 35.000 metros cuadrados de uso sanitario, el edificio compac
Health is a luxury in Africa, especially for the rural population, which lives so far from the few hospitals and healthcare centers of quality that exist in the countryside, such facilities tending to concentrate in capitals and large cities.
Emergency’s new Center for Pediatric Surgery in Uganda, south of the city of Kampala, on the north shore of Lake Victoria, is not only a hospital of excellence, but a building that enriches the area in a number of ways. Emergency’s hospitals provide
The Barcelona studio Pinearq, which specializes in hospitals and other facilities for the health sciences all over the world, has in collaboration with the Romanian firm Dico si Tiganas won the contest to build a new integral transplant center in the
It is fitting to use the name of the nurse Isabel Zendal, a key figure in the extraordinary expedition that took the smallpox vaccine to the confines of the Spanish Empire early in the 19th century, for the Community of Madrid’s new hospital for epid
Architecture plays an important role in the response to catastrophes of all kinds, and this role is raising a great amount of interest in society. Nevertheless, it must be made clear from the start that in emergency architecture, many conventional fe
If we were to pinpoint an emblem for Spain’s successful public healthcare system, one sure candidate would be La Paz Hospital in Madrid. At least that is the opinion of the institution’s authorities, who, faced with a dire need for more space, found
En el antiguo aparcamiento del Hospital Universitario de Elche, el estudio alicantino de Enrique Tallés ha construido la nueva unidad integral ambulatoria, conectada con el hospital a través de una pasarela. El edificio, un volumen prismático sencill