delivery room design Spanish has been awarded in European Congress of Hospital Architecture 2022 (European Health Care Design Conference, EHD2022) held in London from 13 to 15 June.
The presented project corresponds to the new design of the remodeling and Delivery Area of Punta de Europa University HospitalDeveloped by Spanish studio from Algeciras Virai-Para-Muller architecture of maternity hospitals, For the first time, a Spanish design has won not only first prize in the category “Design in Health and Well-Being”, but also second prize in the category “Design in Innovation and Transformation”.
several maternity hospital in spain continue to work in places that no longer meet the minimum safety standards established by them care strategy for normal delivery (Ministry of Health) And which delivery rooms should be there today.
For this reason, it is pertinent to highlight the work and participation of the staff of the Puerta de Europa Hospital, who, led by midwife Antonio Fernández Caballero, emphasized the need to reform the obstetrics sector and make the necessary changes for guaranteed care.
The Parra-Muller Maternity Architecture Studio, in collaboration with Virai-Arquitectura, presented an innovative project to adapt already existing spaces to new practices in the care of general childbirth, focusing on women and their children, but also on functionality, safety And without forgetting the beauty of the environment.
The new location includes: 3 Labor and Recovery Units (expandable up to 4), maternity shower room (accessible from 2 delivery rooms), Counseling, Monitor, 1 Obstetric Operations Room, 1 Central Resuscitation Area and Staff Space (working area, rest, living room, guard room, changing room and toilet).
The award is a recognition of excellence and innovation in the quality of care through architectural design, qualities that are not foreign to Parra-Muller Studio, as in 2017 it was the winner of the International IIDA 2017 Award for its project. Normal Delivery Unit of HM Nuevo Belen University Hospitalin Madrid.
Marta Parra Architect, co-founder of Virai + Parra-Muller Maternity Architecture Studio, and Nicolas Nelio Sánchez Canamero, Engineer at Hospital Maintenance Services, collects the prize in London during the awards ceremony.