Aramed Medical Village Development 27
Jeddah, Riyadh and Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
This concept for three medical villages in key
Taking inspiration from the organic form of an
concourse level and upper ﬂoors reserved for
18 million sq. ft. / 1.7 million sq. m.
Saudi Arabian cities establishes a healthcare
acanthus leaf, the design solution features
pedestrians. Separating automobiles
418 acres / 169 hectares
delivery channel that provides a more human-
interconnected village walkways that thread
from pedestrians creates an ideal
scaled, town-like environment than found in
together multiple buildings. An organically
environment for serendipitous encounters
the larger medical cities under development
shaped canopy composed of ETFE (ethylene
that facilitate the exchange of knowledge in
by the Ministry of Health. The design creates
tetraﬂ uoroethylene) and other translucent
medicine and science.
a distinct prototype rooted in the spirit of
materials covers the entire complex, allowing
integrated clinical knowledge development
daylight to permeate the space while
Situated near major transportation routes,
and care delivery.
shielding the facilities from excessive heat.
each medical village will receive patients
Photovoltaic panels harvest solar energy for
from 22 feeder hospitals located throughout
ventilation and lighting.
Each medical village includes a 200-bed general hospital, a 200-bed specialty hospital and several collaborative clinical education
The inspiration of the acanthus leaf extends
buildings, including schools of medicine,
to the curvilinear street pattern that provides
dentistry, nursing, pharmacy and hospital
patients and students with a welcoming,
management, as well as a training center for
allied health technicians. Each village also
◄ aerial view
has a conference center, a business hotel and
All automobile trafﬁc is directed to the lower
garden level of the village, with the main
2015 design annual
Each village site:
Published on Oct 1, 2015
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