Pm,Mt design modular pre-fabricated hospital in puyo, ecuador
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oct 02, 2013
Pm,Mt design modular pre-fabricated hospital in puyo, ecuador


Pm,Mt design modular pre-fabricated hospital in puyo, ecuador
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 

 

the county of puyo in ecuador has received a new healthcare facility by Pm,Mt arquitectura (patricio martínez, maximiá torruella) the ‘hospital in puyo’ is composed of three rows of eight staggered volumes that are each shaped with the silhouette of a house. the long pavilions are arranged next to one another, and at certain points are physically connected by pitched roof structures from the exterior, with linking hallways along the interior below. glazing runs along the inner and outer lengths of the walls, offering visitors, patients and staff of the hospital, views of lush green landscaping planted between openings throughout the site. the challenge posed when building the complex was that it needed to be constructed in record time–less than one year–while still emerging as a first-class leading facility for the area. to finish within the time frame Pm,Mt developed a modular architecture, with a high degree of fabrication as seen by the identical nature of the building components.

 

 


lush green gardens are planted between the long volumes
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


the modular pre-fabricated hospital consists of eight volumes that express the outline of a house
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


one of the pavilions by night
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


site overview
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


roofing
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


entrance
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


ground view
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

 


view from the interior to the green areas positioned between the open spaces
photo by sebastían crespo fotografía

 

full article here
 

 

project info:

description: new county hospital in puyo
location: puyo, county of pastaza, ecuador
architects: patricio martínez, maximiá torruella
built: 2012
client: makiber, SA
floor area: 15.710,00 m2
cost target: 25.195.554 €
quantity surveyor: ardèvol / valeri consultores
structural consultat: BIS arquitectes
services consultant: JG ingenieros
construction company: makiber, SA
photography: sebastían crespo fotografía

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