Hospital in Puyo

Hospital in Puyo

PMMT Arquitectes 

The hospital in Puyo – a city in Ecuador, at the gates to the Amazon – is the first executed example of a parametric system of health facilities designed in such a way that they can be adapted to different contexts and built with local techniques very quickly, in response to emergency situations. The ‘parametric hospital’ is the result of the need for a single model that can address a whole set of matters: layout, location of corridors in accordance with use, the measurements of the scheme and sheds, the modules of the facade, the roads and the hierarchy of accessways, the arrangement of MEP installations, and provision for future expansions. The complex carried out in Puyo comprises 21 pavilions with sloping roofs fit for the rainy climate of the region. The pavilions open to longitudinal courtyards and are traversed by two corridors, one technical and the other public. Such an organization ensures that all the premises of the hospital benefit from good natural lighting and ventilation.

Obra Work

Hospital del Puyo, provincia de Pastaza Ecuador Hospital in Puyo, Pastaza province, Ecuador.

Superficie construida Built area

14.200.00 m2.

Presupuesto Budget

25.195.554 euros.

Fecha de inicio Starting date

febrero 2012 February 2012.

Fecha de final de obra Completion date

febrero 2013 February 2013.

Cliente Client

República de Ecuador Republic of Ecuador.

Arquitectos Architects

Pm,Mt healthcare architecture.

Colaboradores Collaborators

Joana Cornudella, Luis Gotor, Alex Herraez.

Consultor de estructuras Structural consultant

BIS arquitectes.

Consultor de instalaciones MEP consultant

JC asociados.

Consultor Quantity surveyor

Ardèvol / Valeri.

Constructora Main Contractor

Adrián Gómez-Aleixandre Cabezón, Makiber del grupo ACS.

Estructura, paneles sándwich y cubierta Structure, sandwich panels, and roofs


Pavimentos y revestimientos veticales Paving and vertical cladding


Particiones Partitions


Fotos Photos

Sebastián Crespo.