COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE DESIGN COMPETITION

DESIGN AT A GLANCE......

     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

PARTICIPANT CRITERIA

Anyone with an ambition of designing can participate the competition

BRIEF

Achieving Health for all

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

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 near 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 50sqm. 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.

  • Consultation space

  • Nursing/Dressing space 

  • Waiting Space

  • Storage and Pharmacy

  • Mini Laboratory space

  • Toilet

Note: The given spaces is mandatory. Participants can add more spaces as per your design.

CALENDAR TIMELINE

19 th March 2020 - 29th April 2020
30th April 2020 - 30th July 2020
Last Date - 06th August 2020
20th August 2020

PRIZES

All designs of designers are given equal values. The competition has its own rules to award the top runners

The first 2 runners are awarded accordingly

1st runner:   290 QAR

2nd runner: 190  QAR

 

+ 5 creative and outstanding designs are provided honorable mentions.

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