@HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2011
TOKYO METROPOLITAN TAMA MEDICAL CENTER
TOKYO METROPOLITAN TAMA MEDICAL CENTER
TOKYO METROPOLITAN CHILDRENfS MEDICAL CENTER
@This is one of the largest PFI projects in Japan building a complex of a municipal medical center and a childrenfs medical center merging 3 childrenfs hospitals. Clinical labs, radiation and operating departments of the two hospitals were placed symmetrically along the border to encourage cooperation and enhance effi ciency. Architectural design aimed to harmonize the building with the surrounding woods and create a healing atmosphere of a hospital in the forest.
Location Fuchu, Tokyo
Number of bed Tama Medical CenterG789, Children's Medical CenterG561
Site area 144,364m2
Total floor area 129,879m2
Structure Reinforced concrete ipartly steel frame, Steel framed Reinforced Concretej GSeismic isolationj Gone basement and eleven stories
Completion September 2009
Architect Nikken Sekkei

@HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2011
GIFU PREFECTURAL TAJIMI HOSPITAL
GIFU PREFECTURAL TAJIMI HOSPITAL
@Tajimi Hospital is a key hospital for acute care of the eastern area of Gifu prefecture. Programs were set to allow the building to adjust to future changes in medical systems and needs. A master plan of a 20 year scope was made considering the replacement of existing facilities. A high ratioi55%jof patient rooms are single rooms anticipating that needs will grow. Various corners and small lounges are designed so that attending families as well as patients have places for amenity. Nurse stations form a hierarchal system of a central nurse station, 2 sub-stations supporting immediate care activities, and workstations for every 4 beds.
Location Tajimi, Gifu
Number of bed 627
Site area 29,071m2
Total floor area 27,012m2
Structure Steel frameipartly Concrete fi lled steel tube framej G Seismic isolation Gone basement and eight stories
Completion February 2010
Architect Kyodo Architects • Associates, Kumagai Architects • Associates JV

@HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2011
MINAMI SEIKYO HOSPITAL
MINAMI SEIKYO HOSPITAL
@Minami Seikyo Hospital with 313 beds was established by Minami Medical Co-op which runs 40 facilities by membersf fi nance. As a result of 45 intensive meetings in the design phase involving community members and hospital staff , various functions that are rare in normal hospitals were included to contribute to making a healthy community. They include child care support, organic restaurant, travel agent, market place etc. and face the public passage running through the hospital.
Location Nagoya, Aichi
Number of bed 313
Site area 17,878m2
Total floor area 29,388m2
Structure Steel frameipartly Steel framed reinforced concrete, Reinforced concretejGseven stories
Completion February 2010
Architect Nikken Sekkei
@HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE AWARD 2011
KOHITSUJI GAKUEN MIKATABARA SQUARE
KOHITSUJI GAKUEN MIKATABARA SQUARE
@Mikatabara Square is a home for people with mental disabilities. It is desirable for people with disabilities to live and work in connection with the local community. The home consists of residences and a support center for day time activities. The residence units are articulated in small units with a home-like scale and atmosphere and are connected by staff corridors. Residents access the detached support center via the entrance facing the street.
Location Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
Number of rooms 60
Site area 6,760m2
Total floor area 3,129m2
Structure Wooden frameGtwo stories
Completion September 2008
Architect Kume Sekkei
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