Being situated in Zahedan in south eastern Iran, the capital of Sistan & Baluchistan province in hot and dry region of Iran provides a context for designing and constructing a modern and well-equipped hospital in harsh eco-social situation of Zahedan where people have been challenged by austere circumstances like, poverty, terrorism, violence and have the lowest standard of living index. Undoubtedly, it would ease the deprivation and deficiency of standard health care facilities.
The site is extended north to south which is in contradiction to appropriate direction access to sunlight in this region .The project is an 18000 square meters design occupied by 100 beds. It is organized in 7 floors and 2 undergrounds floors while features a comprehensive medical infrastructure with 9 specialized departments as well as surgical centers, emergency, examination and treatment departments: The hospital includes all acute care services for outpatients and impatiens. Internal medicine and pediatric area, maternity and gynecology area, neurosurgical operating theater and orthopedic, Facial and plastic surgery, eye Surgery area, and Ear, Throat, Nose surgery theater are embodied.
The building composed of two separate blocks which are consolidated via a transitive atrium, which is surrounded by aisles to three aspects and to the top is covered via operating theaters floor. The atrium and windows provide pleasant view and natural illumination. Moreover, its visual aesthetics aspect and consistency are accentuated by horizontal strips and playing of sun and shadows on the exterior walls. Hence it characterized by a simple dialogue between building and environment .All combine to stimulate the well-being and thus the convalescence of the patients.New Wave Architecture | Lida Almassian / Shahin Heidari Name of the project: Zahedan dei Hospital
Designed by: New Wave Architecture | Lida Almassian / Shahin Heidari
Designed in : 2010
Date of Completition: under construction
Team work members: Maryam Amanpour, Soroush Majidi, Sara Farahani, Ainaz Rastegar, Sara Milani Nia, Helaleh Alaei
Gross Floor Area: 18000 sqm
Consultants: New Wave Architecture (Structural, Mechanical, Electrical )
Construction Supervisor: Gholamreza Tohidi, Shapour Fakhri
Flooring: Brown /White Travertine Stone
False Ceilings: Acoustical Gypsum Panel
Doors and Windows: Aluminium
Glass for Windows: Dark Glass
External Walls Finishing: White Travertine Stone