Petra Wörner Woenerundpartners, Germany - Designing High Quality Healthcare Buildings on a Limited Budget: the Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten and the Klinikum Offenbach
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woernerundpartner | Officewoernerundpartner is one of Germanys leading architectural practices for health care, withabout 120 employees based at four offices in Germany: Frankfurt am Main, Dresden,München and Hamburg. Founded in 1971 by the architect Heinrich Wörner, the practiceworked towards the principle that good architecture improves recovery, work ethic andsociety. woernerundpartner covers a very broad spectrum of expertise includingarchitecture, masterplanning, urban design, landscape and interior design.woernerundpartner accompanies its clients from the first preliminary design sketch,through the development of a technically sophisticated conception up to its effectiveimplementation. Through the successful participation in international architecturalcompetitions woernerundpartner regularly reviews its own performance and competence.Social and cultural responsibilities are dealt with membership in several differentcommittees. Every building implemented by woernerundpartner according to its individualtask, represents a unicum, a unique, innovative architectural solution. Its dimensioning anddesign evolves from the operators‘ and users‘ demands. Its shape, materiality and colourconception result from the specifics of its given location.For the protection of the environment and dedicated to a sense for sustainability, allwoernerundpartner planning conceptions excel in utilising the full potential of the completegiven resources, flexible layouts, process oriented facilities, durable, aesthetically aging,maintenance proof materials, and the abdication of an exaggerated mechanisation.The equipment counts more than 120 PC workstations, CAD software and additionalsoftware for office, project planning software, GIS, 3D rendering, video editing and desktoppublishingOwners and CEO are Petra Wörner, Stefan Traxler, Martin Richter and Petra Cleven,Office Managers: Christian Strauss, Sven Nebgen, Lutz Steuernagelwww.firstname.lastname@example.org@woernerundpartner.de
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsFocused efficancy - Healthcare Facility providing maximum medical care and benefit regarding theurban development of Offenbach, a town next to Frankfurt am Main (Airport).
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsNew construction: Useable Area: 29 040 m² Gross Floor Area: 59 050 m²729 beds, 12 operation theatres, 18 clinics, institutes and in-patient departments cover almost allmedical diciplines, Euro 160 million total construction costs..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe new clinic - a comb-shaped building composed of four wings – provides space for severalcompetence centres, areas designated for general care, intensive care, surgery, diagnosis andtreatment as well as a technical equipment, installations centre and a heliport to a population ofabout 450,000 people. The hospital takes about 32,000 in-patient and about 40,000 out-patientsannually..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe clinic is Offenbach’s biggest financial investment since the end of World War II. The decision forthe new construction brought one of the most modern clinics to Offenbach and also a benefitregarding the urban development and potential development of the city district. Former situation:.
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsAfter relocation to the new building, several buildings on the clinic premises were deconstructed,among them an area-dominating 17-storey central building ..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThis provides a spacious campus and forecourt situation to the entrance, cafeteria and Tommyhalland enables construction of clinical-related buildings in the future..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe flexible layout of the new house can be adapted to changing work flows and is offering con-veniently short routes for patients, staff and visitors. Even the “hardware structure” can be adaptedto future requirements by adding another “tooth to the left or the right of the back of the comb”..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe entire clinical centre is housed in a seven-storey building : The examination and treatmentareas are located in the lower floors, the patient areas in the upper floors..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe public area in front of the building includes a generous entrance hall, a gym, a two-storeycafeteria with outer terrace, shops, a chapel and a muslim prayer room..Cafeteria Entrance Tommy-Hall
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach Clinics.public zone Medical zonepatient /private zone
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsWarm colours and lots of light – these are the central design elements used in Offenbach –out-and inside..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsA specially designed system based on attractive coloured patterns helps patients and visitors to findtheir way to their destination in the huge facility..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsWithout any need for words the system takes over the guidiance through the house and creates atthe same time a form of art in architecture..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsStaff, visitors and patients find their way and reach their destination..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThat may be the emergency room, an information desk, a care base, a door, a waiting area or thewashrooms..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsOrientation and structuring in this big building is also faciliated by the different designed innercourtyards of the strucure. All of them vary in design and colour. The red, yellow or green of theplants used offer a constantly changing play of colours depending on the time of day and year..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsIn the children’s ward secured play areas are integrated into the inner courtyards..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe central op area involves 8 interdisciplinary theatres, 4 more specialized are in other areas...
Klnikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach Clinics100 intenisve care beds for cardiac patients, for surgical, for interdisciplines, for burn centerpatients, dialysis patients..
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsWards and patient rooms: The structure of the building enables the creation of flexible station sizesand the consequent adaption to the respective patient volume. The rooms located in the connectionareas can be assigned to different nursing bases..
Klnikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsIn order to create comfortable patient rooms with an hotel character, particular attention has beenpaid to lighting design, colours and materials. Low parapets enable the lying patient to view thenature or the city’s szenery, the windowsills serve as seating places..
Klnikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsThe patient rooms are bright and friendly, with high-quality, made-to-measure fittings that alsoincorporate the medical supply system. The adult patient rooms are decorated in warm, homelysand and earth tones, ………….
Klnikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach Clinics………… while in the children’s wards and areas are partly brightly coloured.
Klnikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsHeath Care to a population over 450,000 people. The hospital takes about 32,000 in-patient andabout 40,000 out-patients annually. 300 doctors and 900 employees in the care and service supportGroundbraking ceremony in 8.2007, opening in 4.2010, overall cost per m² 5,500.- €.
Klinikum Offenbach GmbH – Offenbach ClinicsKlinikum Offenbach and it‘s tight budget……….. disciplined, without pathos, but not without poetry………………...
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenModern architectural solutions for effective planning of costs, resources and energy40 km from Frankfurt am Main (Airport).
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH – District Hospital SchottenNew construction: Useable Area: 4 050 m² Gross Floor Area: 9 060 m²and refurbishment Useable Area: 1 120 m² Gross Floor Area: 2 750 m²Euro 25 million total construction costs..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH – District Hospital SchottenOffering: Internal Medicine•Surgery and Traumatology•Trauma center•Oncology•Hematology•ENT140 beds; also outpatient facilities. 240 doctors, nurses and administrative staff; approximately 5 000inpatients and 7 000 outpatients per year..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenGroundbreaking ceremony took place on 10 September 2009. The five-storey building, with its threelevels of care, was placed on a southern slope of the landscape using the sloping terrain for a light-filled building with pleasant terrace and park access. The overall project consists of two phases. Thefirst was completed in May 2011..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe shell of the new construction was developed from small elements in aluminum. In its variousshades of green the facade pay tribute to the situation and atmosphere of the wooded site andreflect it back through the vertical arrangement. Apart from this very own aesthetics this design ofthe façade offer a second advantage, a protective shell for the rooms behind and the entire building..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe second phase involves the deconstruction of the upper floors of an existing building and itsreconstruction to build up the new main entrance of the hospital and a spacious, landscapedforecourt situation - as well as a new building for the management until 2013..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe Wetterau gGmbH is the operator of the district hospital Schotten. The philosophy of the operatorfor its health care buildings demands modern architectural solutions, resource, energy and cost-effective planning, and buildings with people-centered dimensions and aesthetics.Contruction phases2009-2013.
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe first phase is completed. A five-storey building with cozy two-bed rooms, rooms with wonderfulviews, bright and full of light, modern diagnostic and treatment facilities in direct connection to theoperating theatres and emergency room, a large, interdisciplinary intensive care, attractive labworkstations, physical therapy, a new patient and employee cafeteria and a spacious entree..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe exterior and interior design of the new building reflects its beautiful location on a hill in thewoods. The site situation and the benefits of the topography allowed the construction of a light-filledbuilding with pleasant terrace and park access..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenOn the ground floor is the department of internal medicine, as well as the intensive care with up toten beds and a recovery room with direct access to the operating theatres..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenOn the garden level are laboratories and the physical therapy with access to the park as well as thegenerously glazed cafeteria, with outdoor terrace..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe interiour design of the three ward levels above follow different concepts realized by thecombination of equipment, colors, materials, lighting and decoration. They concepts consider theneeds of sick people to feel protected and secure, and ensure the activation of the reconvalescents.Each patient room gains light, air and landscape by floor to ceiling windows. The en suite showerrooms are also subject to the interiour color and material concept.
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital Schotte.Nurses and doctors work at ergonomic designed and attractive workplaces. None of the rooms failnatural light and outdoor situations since all rooms inside the building are located at a centrallylocated courtyard, a small green oasis.
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenLike the facade elements in their spring colors correspond with the surrounding forest, the designof the interiour follows the idea to copy seasonal colors of the outside world into the inner world bythe choice of materials, patterns and colorations..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital Schotte.The arrangement of the functions correspond to the standards of modern work processes. In theentrance hall on the ground floor the reception and the information point are located at a centrallocation. The lifts are located close by. For orientation there is a color coding system that isdesigned differently in different levels. It copies the colors of the natural surroundings of the house,using more intensive colors level by level...
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenAfter destrucion and partly reconstruction of the old bedhouse in the back of the new construction, afurther new building at the hospital will give home to the management, medical services and themeeting rooms of the doctors..
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenSecond phase: new construction of the management department and medical services-ground level.
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital Schotten.Second phase: new construction of the management department and medical services-first level.
Kreiskrankenhaus Schotten Gesundheitszentrum Wetterau gGmbH - District Hospital SchottenThe overall investment will be complited end of 2013.
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