Design a space for modular medical clinic with basic facility for first aid treatments and small medical issues.
Register: JUN/25/2020, Submit: JUN/25/2020, Eligibility: Anyone, designers, students; individually, teams up to 3 members, Fee: Indian participants: individually 330 INR (Indian rupee), teams 750 INR; foreign participants: individually 7 USD, teams 17 USD (MAR/19 – APR/29/2020); Indian participants: individually 400 INR, teams 850 INR; foreign participants: individually 8 USD, teams 18 USD (APR/30 – JUN/25/2020), Awards: 1st Runner 290 QAR (Qatari riyal) (around 80 USD), 2nd Runner 190 QAR (around 50 USD), 5 Honorable Mentions
Many of the emerging trends in healthcare design come partly in response to exciting and healthy developments in the industry. Healthcare has long had an institutional feeling, but designers are pushing in the other direction. The beauty and comfort are viewed as just as important to a patient’s well-being as a sterile environment. Community is another aspect that is becoming important in healthcare settings, especially in senior living centers. Designers are putting senior health centers in the middle of communities and making the center its own public area with shared spaces for learning, socializing, and working. Many designers are also turning their attention to medical staff. Providing some creature comforts for the staff strongly influences both job satisfaction and patient care.
Community healthcare clinics are solution to easy accessible healthcare services for both urban and rural population. They can serve the issues of urgent health services in case of emergency situations. With outbreaks of epidemics, the urge of medical facilities increases, these clinics will serve as a mini hospital at such condition also which eliminates the number of infected victims suffering due to unavailability of healthcare facility. Both passive and active strategies can be integrated to engage on a mental and physical level with the underlying message of health promotion and sustainable design.
Design a space for modular medical clinic with basic facility for first aid treatments and small medical issues. Design is intended to accommodate basic health facility in a capsule. Design requirements are:
- Consultation space
- Nursing/Dressing space
- Waiting Space
- Storage and Pharmacy
- Mini Laboratory space
Note: The given space is mandatory. Participants can add more spaces as per your design.
The design aspect of tiny and expandable spaces must be achieved. Participants can think on various aspects by which have more functions in given spaces. Addition of more spaces other than mentioned will be given privilege. Participant can choose any site nearby your locality. The building bye laws of the particular locality may be ignored.
The competition asks for creative design for a Community healthcare clinic which is basically a small clinic nearly by your neighborhood which serves all the primary healthcare. The competition ask for a concise idea of clinic which can be easily constructed, function-able and aesthetically pleasing. Participants are also asked to design as such it could easily constructed with shipping container boxes/precast/modular design. Participants can experiment with various approach and can make an unconventional medical space which makes it better functional than the conventional. We ask you to choose a site near to your locality not more than 50m2. Participants are free to site their projects anywhere in the world. The concept and design must be original. We ask you to look into the functional as well as aesthetic part of the design.
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