Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital / Sheppard Robson + John Cooper Architecture + GAPP + Ruben Reddy Architects

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg is the first purpose built paediatric hospital in South Africa. The commission for the hospital, provided by the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund was won by John Cooper Architecture with Sheppard Robson, in an international competition. The design is one of four dedicated children’s hospitals on the African continent, creating a much needed f...

General Hospital of Niger / CITIC Architectural Design Institute (CADI)

Mine is a love affair for hospitals, the intricate network of life saving corridors, the healing gardens, the mini nursing stations within inpatient departments and macro doctor’s plazas in outpatient, the entire experience weaves and interworks into one giant life-saving machine. And the General Hospital of Niger is this and then some, an ode to the principals of Florence Nightingale compacted...

Ghana Ridge Hospital / Perkins + Will

Global architectural and design firm Perkins+Will adds to its award-winning healthcare portfolio with the design of the new 465,560 square foot (43,252 square meter) Ghana Ridge Hospital. The Government of Ghana selected the design-build team of Perkins+Will and Americaribe to create a new state-of-the-art hospital that will support the growing needs of the fast developing African country. This...

Kasungu Maternity Waiting Village / Mass Design Group

Malawi suffers from one of the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in the world: in 2010, one in thirty-six Malawian women had a lifetime risk of dying during pregnancy or delivery. Over 85% of the country’s population lives in rural settings, with little access to professional medical care. As part of an effort to address this, the Presidential Initiative on Maternal Health and Safe...

Nyala Emergency NGO Paediatric Clinic / TAMassociati

Sustainability stands for simplicity. This statement links last tamassociati research in building practise. Sustainability deals directly to three contemporary issues for our societies: effective politics, responsible design, appropriate technologies. Tamassociati had focused its work on a creative interaction among these three aspects: politics, design, technology; trying to find innovative so...

Port Sudan Pediatric Center, Red Sea State / TamAssociati

The Port Sudan Pediatric center is essentially a link, one that ties the elements of purpose in medicine via vis aspects of freedom. Freedom not in the sense of the physical institution but in hope and care, on e that only medicine can bring. For mercy architecture is essentially that, the ability to offer extensive comfort and care to areas that know none and although the built merits f the ho...

Goderich Surgical Center / TAMassociati

It is a universal belief that architecture can be practiced everywhere. Good Architecture. We look at a hospital in Goderich, an elemental aspect of health and dignity infused within a 10 year old existing architectural scope, and the result is not only a contemporary look at cost efficiency and primeval distinction, but also a though provoking piece that goes to show just how much the tiniest ...

Butaro Doctor’s Housing/ MASS Design Group

Mass Design Group’s zeal to offer architectural solutions that impact beyond the basic concepts of a building can sequentially be observed through their works. The group’s specific devotion towards the health sector is immense and invaluable.

Village Health Works Staff Housing / Louise Braverman

“Sustainability is not an added benefit in Kigutu. It is a necessity.” Braverman. This quote from the Architect sums the deceitful simple project in Kigutu and shows the importance of the skills learnt by the locals in the execution of the housing.

Butaro Ambulatory Cancer Center/ MASS Design Group

With every structure, wall and building element within the ambulatory clinic by Mass Design, it seems to ask how can we design the best possible environment to receive cancer treatment?The Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence (BCCE) is the first comprehensive cancer center in East Africa. Developed for Partners In Health, who are pioneering the movement towards non-communicable disease care in su...

Woldaya Maternity Centre /Xavier Vilalta Architects (XVA)

Located in Woldya, a town in the Amhara region in northeast Ethiopia, the new maternity care center is placed at the entrance of the Woldya hospital becoming a new gathering area for future mothers, It’s a public space serving the social role of bringing together the mothers but most important provides the ever important functions of a maternity. It is divided in two areas that share an entranc...