BALDAWI (HEALTHCARE ARCHITECTURE & CONSTRUCTION)
2003, ARCHI MEDES (I) consultants private limited (AICPL),
headed by sasidhar Cherukuri, was formally re-constituted as an
independent organization, out of the architectural projects
division of Apollo hospital enterprise limited (AHEL).
Since its inception in 1995, has been providing comprehensive
consultancy service focused on healthcare facilities planning
and design to the Apollo hospitals group, as well as to various
other top-of-the-line national and international clients.
Today, ARCHI MEDES (I) consultants private limited (AICPL) is
one of the very few consultancy firms in the country
specializing exclusively in healthcare architecture. With a
highly competent, multi-disciplinary team of professionals
comprising architects, engineers, doctors and hospital
management & administration experts, the firm provide high
quality comprehensive healthcare planning and design services
for various healthcare facility types.
Each project we undertake is collaborative effort of a team of
highly dedicated, skilled and experienced professionals from
various streams, medical architecture & engineering, interior
designing, landscape architecture, project planning &
management, healthcare operations & management, finance and
Our teams long and diverse experience in strategic planning and
design of wide spectrum of healthcare facilities, our ability to
adopt a holistic approach to any planning and design exercise,
our skilled multi-disciplinary team, our willingness to be
innovative and adopt contemporary approaches to planning and
design, our ability to work together with our clients to help
them achieve their strategic goals and objectives based on
ground realities – these we consider as our principle strengths.
Each one of us at ARCHI MEDES has deep sense of responsibility
towards our clients and the community we design for. It is this
sense of responsibility and commitment that urges us to continue
to acquire new knowledge, sharpen our professional skills and
continue to provide high value consultancy service to our
clients to help them realize their individual and collectives
Creating well-designed healing environments that are friendly
and comfortable for patients, environments that support
efficient delivery of healthcare services, environments that are
robust and energy efficient, improving upon and learning from
each experience in order to serve our clients’ needs better –
these will continue to be our goals…goals that are nor static
but continue to expand and challenge us to excel over own
team of hospital planners, architects, engineering experts lead
the design process to achieve efficient and optimized plan of
the medical facility. We have expertise in master planning,
balancing the current needs with demands of an unknown future. A
keen understanding of equipment, manpower requirement, protocols
and processes involved in running a hospital along with the
costs involved and changed environment and climate, permit us to
focus on maximization of resource and energy conservation
without compromising on functionality. We undertake the
co-ordination of all the building services like architecture,
structure, electrical, plumbing, firefighting, interior design
and external development.
With seasoned professionals having
experience in project management, we shall be able to handle
techno-commercial aspect of management strategic decisions,
contract management, and tendering procurement. We ensure
streamlining of systems for optimization of resource and enhance
effectiveness of execution process to meet the goals with cost,
time and quality. As successful project managers, we foster
co-operation between disciplines which are more focused on their
ARCHI MEDES utilizes a single source
multidisciplinary team of professional specialists who have the
depth of experience necessary to meet the medical equipment
planning requirements of each project. From a management
standpoint, this provides for standardization, accountability
and the common integration of data through a central point.
We offer impartial product recommendations and, as a result, are
more responsive to your needs. Our consulting and design work
saves you money by providing technology assessment studies;
specialty planning; expert knowledge
of current and emerging technology; equipment programming, budgeting
Designing and constructing
healthcare environments requires more than list of hospital
construction management and building processes. It requires
on-the-ground experience that comes from years of bringing
healthcare construction projects to reality.
Relationships built among the
design and building teams and hospital staffs are critical. An
outside-the-box approach to ensure the safety of not just ARCHI
MEDES employees and partners, but each and everyone who comes in
contact with the project site, is a must. Close coordination with
hospital staff ensures the free flow of operations without being
hindered by construction is a necessity.
Taking into account these
factors and more before ground is even broken is what had positioned
ARCHI MEDES one of the top hospital construction companies.
ARCHI MEDES also offers
experience in a wide variety of project delivery formats customized
to your needs. We understand there is no one perfect way to
construct a hospital or provide
Renovations in existing
facilities. We're not locked into a specific building technique or
delivery method. Thorough our ability to self- perform, we are able
to provide a wide range of construction services from general
contracting, and design integrated project delivery. The flexibility
you need out of a hospital construction company is exactly what you
200 Bed Al-Kafeel specialized
hospital holy ATTABA ABBASIAH at karbala, Iraq ….
Al-kafeel hospital at karbala
is a 200 bed multi-specialty hospital, managed by the board from
holy Attaba Abbasiah, Karbala. This hospital is planned in an area
of 25,000sqm. And spanning across five floors. This hospital is well
equipped with state of the art diagnostic facility both high end and
low and low end well connected to the OPD in the ground floor. The
facility had an impressive entrance lobby leading to the central
atrium which is well lit with natural light and gives the patient
and attendant a pleasant experience.
The shape of the hospital has
been evolved based on the site profile and as design; we were
successful segregating inpatient facility with treatment facility
with treatment facility. Operation theatre complex has been planned
in one wing in second and third floor with ICU and daycare beds in
the first floor. This enables the hospital management to segregate
the public movement from controlled treatment areas.
The entire hospital shall be
centrally air conditioned and equipped with other building services
like fire detection and protection, nurse call system, PA system
surveillance. Hospital is
self sufficient with its own laundry, CSSD and kitchen and
centralized medical system.
135 Bed Al-kafeel specialty
hospitals – holy Attaba Abbasiah at Babylon, Iraq….
This is a 135 bed
multi-specialty hospital with focus on orthopedics, emergency and
pain clinic among others. It is planned with state of art
diagnostics & treatment facilities to enable a better treatment by
the hospital staff to the patients.
hospital is designed in a TWO
1.Main Hospital Block
The main Hospital Block has 3
floors and one lower ground with an area of 23<969.09 Sq.M and total
height of 19M.
The main block has emergency
department, diagnostic department and the outpatient department,
in-patient rooms, operation theatres and in intensive care beds.
The Emergency Entrance is
right in the front facing the highway towards the EAST and well
highlighted. The main entrance is from the north side of the plot
from the branch road. The main entrance of the hospital is a very
spacious LOBBY which leads into the lively grand ATRIUM with
seating, café, children play areas, flouriest, gift shop etc..,
350 Bed multi-specialty
tertiary care hospital, Colombo, Sirilanka….
Apollo hospitals, colombom
are Apollo's first multi-specialty tertiary-care hospital outside
India. With the objective of bringing international quality
healthcare to the people of Sri Lanka and this part of south-east
Asia, the hospital provides over 50 medical specialties.
Designed to accommodate 350
beds within a total built-up area of 310,000 sqft spread over 11
floors, the hospital is equipped with the latest high-end radiology
and imaging facilities, 10 (ten) operating theaters, 10 (ten)
dialysis units, 72 intensive care beds, a modern ER & Trauma unit,
15 (fifteen) super-Deluxe suites and other in-patient facilities. A
roof-top helipad has been provided to enable air ambulance service.
The original architectural design of the hospital , as proposed by
SPM Architects, san Francisco (now SMITHGROUP), was identical to
Apollo Hospital Ahmed Abad,
However, as was the case in Ahmedabad, the building had to be
re-designed by AHEL's in-house design team, based on Vaastu
principles. Construction commenced at the site in December, 2000.
The hospital was inaugurated in June, 2002. At the time of
commissioning, the total project cost stood at US 30.00 million$.
333 BED MULTI SPECIALITY
HOSPITAL DHAKA, BANGLADESH
ON 30th march, 2005, the
prime minister of Bangladesh declared open this ultra-modern
multi-specialty tertiary-care facility to the people of Bangladesh.
Promoted by STS holdings limited and managed by Apollo hospitals
enterprise limited, the project is aimed at arresting the high
outflow of patient to other countries for specialized medical
treatment. Designed to accommodate 333beds which is expandable to
500 beds, the total built-up area of the facility is about
400,000.00 sqft. Constructed on a 4.0 acre plot of land, the
architecture of the building reflects the high-tech medical
facilities offered by the hospital. A 1.5 Tesla MRI, 64-slice
CT-Scanner, gaqmma camera, fluoroscope, fiberscope endoscopy, cath-lab,
2(two) cardiac OT's, 5 OT's assigned for general surgery, neuro-surgery
and ortho-surgery, well-equipped laboratories, a full-fledged blood
bank, a state-of-the-art physiotherapy department, 90 intensive care
beds, 42-hour ER & Trauma department , a modern birthing center, an
exclusive master health check OPD, a platinum lounge, a roof-top
helipad to facilitate Emergency Air ambulance service, and many
other first-time medical facilities in Bangladesh. The out-patient
system is planned based on successful American models.
The hospital information
system has been designed to make this the first paper-less hospital
system in Bangladesh. Based on schematic architectural designs drawn
up by SMITHGROUP, San Francisco (USA), detailed architectural
services, including all hospital engineering services, were provided
by ARCHI MEDES India consultants Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi.
At the close of the project,
the total project cost stood at US $35.00 Million approx.
JIGME DORJI WANGCHUK NATIONAL
REFERRAL HOSPITAL, THIMPU, BHUTAN.
Jigme Dorji Wangchuk national
referral hospital is the largest healthcare facility in the whole of
Bhutan. It is the only national referral hospital in the country.
However, the quality of
Medical facilities in the existing set-up are far below optimal
standards of healthcare. The process to upgrade and modernize the
hospital was initiated way back in the early 90's.As a first step.
The government set up the filter clinic adjacent to the existing
hospital building. In 1998, AHEL's design team was appointed by the
ministry of health, royal government of Bhutan (RGOB), to develop a
master plan proposal for the modernization and re-vitalization of
the hospital complex. Various development options were examined and
presented to the RGOB. The selected option addressed the need to
retain the existing hospital building even as the new hospital
building is being constructed. The master plan also addressed the
need to upgrade this facility into national level teaching hospital.
Construction work at the site
commenced February, 2005. When commissioned, the new 400-bed
multi-specialty tertiary-care JDWNR hospital covering a total
built-up area of 310,000.00 sqft will be the only hospital in Bhutan
equipped with the most modern MRI, Linear accelerator, CT-Scanner,
Gamma Camera, Fluoroscope and other high-end diagnostic and
RGOB norms require that all
buildings reflect the vernacular architectural style of the region.
Extensive design consultations were carried out with the traditional
Architect of RGOB to ensure that all necessary traditional
architectural features were incorporated into the design of the
The total project cost is
estimated at INR 38 cores. The project is being funded on grant
provided by the government of India. Project completion is scheduled
for December 2008.