Daniel Li, who is currently studying at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, entered the Architects for Health’s First Student Health Design Award (2007) with the following submission. For contact please email: AUSTRALIAemail@example.com
Renal Unit / Public Music Therapy Garden / Musical Therapy Center
“HEALTH IS THE FOCUS CONCERNED IN THE LIFE, IN THE SHADOW OF MUSIC AND HEALTH, JOY IS THE MOST IMPORTANT MELODY”
The building combines a Renal unit, a Public music therapy garden and a musical therapy center. Each space has well co-ordinated functionalilty. And it being a fresh area for the urban community, it is a natural and humanistic merging, healthy and comfortable activity place.
The building functional area s are surranounded by the center atrium space. A musical therapy performance stage on first floor which plays therapy music to every corner of the building. The planning for renal unit has clear functional rea classification, treatment and consultation areas have orderly arrangement.
The elevation treatment creates modern, exquisite and natural human breath with concise line. The facade also displays the function of the building.
Music therapy performance stage
The raised platformance musical performance stage, not only plays good therapy music melody through out the building, it also in a good position so both public and renal unit patient could watch the performance.
The entrance atrium is full of living breath, the space connects the two part of the building. It becomes the center for the dialogue between the performance stage and the functional area. Large clear glass box with sufficient sunlight brings the patient inside with association of returning to nature.
Being a fresh area for urban communication, natural and humanistic merging, healthy and comfortable activity place where people escape from the busy street and forget the busy working, enjoying the moment without stress and pressure.
Blue sky, Green tress, Music melody… Colourful building, That is the true picture
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