FACTS

Location: Reykjavík, Iceland

Year: 2010

Status: Competition, 2. Prize

Area: 66.000 m2

Program: University Hospital treatment core

Client: The Icelandic Ministerium of Health

 

DESCRIPTION

The project for an extension of the national hospital in Reykjavik is one of the biggest building projects in the city. A complex functional program shall be implemented into the urban pattern of small scale buildings. The project minimizes the visual part of the building mass by integrating a big part of the program into the landscape formation of terraced hill perforated with green atriums in relation to the hospital spaces.

 

CREDITS

Design team: Ene Cordt Andersen, Guðjón Kjartansson, Sigríður Sigþórsdóttir, Þórhallur Sigurðsson

In collaboration with: Arkitektur.is, Hornsteinar, Almenna Verkfrædistofan, djGA, Arup