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Shenyang Children’s Hospital

Shenyang, China
carried out
2011

Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG

The idea behind the design for this hospital was that it should literally tell a story. The façade is inscribed with Chinese characters and animal figures, bringing it to life like a delicate, shimmering gold veil and making the building instantly recognisable. The colourful façades facing towards the landscaped inner courtyard contain various lounges and play areas for children and their parents, create a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. As a result, patients, visitors and staff perceive the hospital as welcoming and protective from the outside, and open to the exterior when viewed from inside.

The hospital is built to accommodate state-of-the-art equipment, maintain high standards of efficiency, and comply with the latest green building standards. Thanks to photovoltaic cells and groundwater-based cooling systems, this is a modern energy-saving building.

Date of completion: 2011

Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG
Nickl & Partner Architekten AG