Health and Education

Atlântico Clinic

Porto, Portugal

  • Year: 2004-2005
  • Client: Saúde Atlântica Gestão Hospitalar, Lda.
  • Area: Clinical area: 3.920 m² (42.194,53 sf²)
    Technical area: 116 m²
  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Category: Health and Education

Located inside the Estádio do Dragão, Atlântico Clinic is a health care unit that provides general medical services, but particularly directed to sports medicine – diagnosis, consultation and treatment. The program is mainly developed on a single floor – first floor – however there are some other spaces as the entrance, the administrative area, and the technical areas on a lower floor.

The clinic consists of about 50 consultation offices and features a main waiting area with a capacity for 72 people. The access to consultation offices is done through a longitudinal distribution corridor along which intermediate waiting rooms have been disposed in order to facilitate the patient's transition between medical consultations. The pediatrics sector is isolated and has its own waiting room. On the opposite side – the south west side – is where the diagnostic imaging department is located.

The outer wall that surrounds the building on the south side was built with large openings in glass and aluminium frames.