Health and Education

Intensive Care Unit - Pedro Hispano Hospital

Matosinhos, Portugal

  • Year: 2020
  • Client: Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos
  • Area: 415 m² (4.467 sqft)
  • Location: Matosinhos, Portugal
  • Prémios Special Mention
    German Design Awards - German Design Council 2021
    Excellent Architecture - Intensive Care Unit - Extention


    Gold Winner
    Prémios Lusófonos de Arquitectura e Design de Interiores 2020
    Architecture - Healthcare


    Nomination
    Prémios Construir - Jornal Construir 2020
    Best Public Project


  • Category: Health and Education
The project was developed in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, creating 11 negative pressure rooms that guarantee the best treatment conditions for patients and greater safety for health professionals. The interior spaces articulate luminosity, fluidity, and tranquility to create an elegant, but a still functional and efficient unit. Externally, the volume establishes symbiotic relationships with the surrounding buildings, harmoniously articulating Art and Science