Hospital Specific Design and Architecture Part 1

What are the main objectives of this study?

  • finalize area requirements
  • choice of location/ selection of site
  • building selection
  • specific design for hospital

FINALIZE AREA REQUIREMENTS

What facilities tend to work?

  • Types of specialty & services to be planned
  • in house services & out-sourced services
  • diagnostic facilities
  • number of beds planned

CHOICE OF LOCATION/ SELECTION OF SITE

How do you choose the best location for the project?

  • Shape and size of the plot
  • FSI-Floor Space Index
  • Setback
  • Coverage
  • Plot/Land Requirement
  • The plot’s location and land use are allotted.
  • Primary residential/mixed residential/commercial/institutional/ agricultural etc
  • Width and number of abutting roads
  • Height of the building/building height
  • High rise
  • Non high rise

BUILDING SELECTION

How to choose the ideal building for conversion?

  • floor height
  • access and disabled friendly features
  • entries/exits
  • fire safety aspects
  • space available around the building and within the site
  • width of available staircases
  • means of escape
  • column and beam arrangement

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