Container medical compound
Italian Architecture Gold Medal 2012, honorable mention;
Sustainable Architecture Fassa Bortolo Prize 2010, shortlisted;
Best of Green Award – TreeHugger, Discovery Company 2010, shortlisted.
International staff housing compound in the Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery. It consists of 95 20ft-containers for housing and 7 40ft-containers for the cafeteria. Every lodging is 20 sqm and is realized with one and a half recycled containers; the lodging is composed of bedroom, bathroom and a small veranda on the court side.
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Place: Khartoum, Sudan
Client: Emergency ong onlus
Status: completed in 2009
Design: TAMassociati, Emergency building and technical division
Consultants: INGECO srl (structural engineering)