The Al Zahra Hospital is one of the largest health-care projects in Dubai and a prominent landmark in Dubai which serves as a model for future healthcare developments.
It provides a healing environment for patients and their family with its lush green landscape gardens, water features and landscaped terraces.
Public waiting areas and all physicians’ offices have natural light and views. An internal staff and service corridor links all treatment modules. All intersections are carefully designed to maximize orientation and increase operation productivity.
The design also took into consideration the future expansion of both hospital that allow maximum flexibility to respond to the rapidly changing directions in healthcare delivery in the 21st century.
AT A GLANCE
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Gulf Medical Services
The architectural plan focuses on the experiential and psychological influences on the patient.
Public circulation is along glazed single loaded hospital street which offer views to a series of landscaped courtyards.
Modularization has been a key factor allowing flexibility, minimal disruption and cost saving during expansion.