Ålesund Hospital, new paediatric unit

 Ålesund Hospital, new paediatric unit. C.F. Møller. Photo: Kim Muller

Client

Helse Sunnmøre HF/Helsebygg Midt-Norge

Address

Ålesund, Norway

Size

5550 m², 35 beds

Year

2005-2011

Competition

1st prize in architectural competition. 2005

The intention of the new paediatric unit is to create a house that is not just a traditional hospital building, but a children’s department based on the idea that confidence and trust is essential in any hospital stay and especially essential when children are the patients.

The building is constructed around a central hall separated into an indoor and an outdoor part. The attractive and light surroundings connect related functions and the building is easily comprehended for patients and visitors.

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Team

Engineering

COWI AS, NGI

Architect

C.F. Møller Architects

Landscape

Schønherr Norge

Artist

Britt Juul, Torhild Berg

Awards

  • 1st prize in architectural competition. 2005

References

  • 2006 Arkfokus #3, p. 4-5
  • 2005 Byggeri #8, p. 10

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