San Juan de Dios Hospital

Project Details

Pladur, Etex Digital
Descripción corta
Historical building extension
Año de realización
2019 / 2020
Tipo de proyecto
Tipo de edificio
Sistemas instalados
Partition walls, cladding and ceilings. Omnia board, standard N board and water-resistant H1
M2 Placa instalados
Estudio JSDALP, S.L.
Web del Arquitecto

Orden hospitalaria Hermanos de San Juan de Dios
Web del Promotor

FCC Construcción, S.A.
Web de la constructora

Project Description

Expansion of the Historic Hospital San Juan de Dios (Seville): Modernization with Sustainable Commitment

The expansion of the historic Hospital San Juan de Dios in Seville, inaugurated in 1943, represents a significant milestone to meet the current healthcare needs. The project added 135 beds and new consultation rooms, while the original building was adapted to serve as lodging and administrative space. The selection of materials for this project was based on rigorous criteria of sustainability, resistance, and ease of maintenance.

Key Features:

  1. Increased Hospital Capacity:
    • The incorporation of 135 new beds strengthens the hospital's capacity to meet the growing demand for healthcare services.
  2. New Medical Consultations:
    • The addition of new consultation rooms provides a modern and efficient environment for medical care delivery.
  3. Reuse of the Original Building:
    • The original building was reconfigured to accommodate lodging functions and administrative activities, preserving its historical significance.
  4. Sustainable Materials:
    • The choice of materials was guided by high sustainability standards, ensuring that the project contributes to environmental preservation.
  5. Resistance and Durability:
    • The selected materials meet rigorous criteria for resistance, ensuring the durability of the new structures and minimizing maintenance needs.
  6. Cleanliness and Hygiene:
    • Cleanliness and hygiene considerations were central in the selection of materials, ensuring a safe and easy-to-maintain hospital environment.

Commitment to Sustainability:

  • Energy Efficiency: The project incorporates practices and materials aimed at improving the hospital's energy efficiency, contributing to resource consumption reduction.
  • Recyclable Materials: The preference for recyclable and low-impact materials reflects the commitment to minimize the construction's impact on the environment.
  • Sustainable Innovations: The hospital expansion seeks to integrate sustainable innovations not only in materials but throughout the construction process.
  • Accessibility and Environment: Accessibility considerations and environmental respect were incorporated into the project to create an inclusive and sustainable space.

Impact on Health and Community:

  • Improvement in Service Delivery: The expansion contributes to improving healthcare service delivery, ensuring modern facilities adapted to contemporary needs.
  • Preservation of Historical Heritage: The adaptation of the original building preserves the hospital's history, integrating the past into the necessary modernization.
  • Contribution to the Community: The expanded hospital plays a vital role in the community, providing advanced and sustainable healthcare.

This expansion not only increases the capacity of Hospital San Juan de Dios but also sets an example of how the modernization of historic facilities can be carried out with environmental responsibility and community commitment.