KIMS UMM AL HASSAM, Bahrain
Area : 80,000
Location : Bahrain
Status : Ongoing
Project team : Kartik Surya, Prashanth Nagabhushan, Sruthi Vijay
This large multi speciality hospital is situated at the heart of Bahrain, and is intended to cater to a wide spectrum of people. The facility comprises a total built up area of 80,000 sq.ft housing a wide array of departments.
The design focused on creating invigorating public areas within the hospital through the use of a vibrant material palette. Way finding was also a critical aspect driving the design, and the various zones of the hospital was designed to aid the visitor in orientating themselves within the facility. A warm material palette was preferred in the patient rooms to create a serene and calm ambience to aid in recovery.
The comfort of the visitor and the operational
needs of the staff drove all aspects of the design thus ensuring an efficient