The centre will facilitates main and specialist diagnostic and
treatment services on the in-and outpatient’s basis, in Baghdad. It
is expected that it will serve a dense populated catchments area
since Endocrine Gland and Diabetes cases are referred systematically
to this center. It will render central and highly specialized care
for diabetes patients for it will be the first national specialized
center for such diseases . Architectural design concepts are largely
stemmed from providing a blend of technology and the traditional
Arab-Islamic architectural forms. The design had incorporated a
solid mass with many carved zones to accommodate the functions of
the project. On exterior matching architectural elements are exposed
on the facades to resemble those traditional.
The planning principles provide the appropriate access and entrance
arrangements to cater for easy patients / visitors access.
Orientation and desired characters of the building was well thought
of in terms of climatic issues thus compactness of the mass was
introduced though site area had contributed to that too in this 200
beds specialized centre.