Hospital Nova, Central Finland
by JKMM Architects

Studio Juha Sarkkinen

Hospital Nova is the first new-build general hospital to open in Finland since the 1970s.
What is unique about Hospital Nova is that, in terms of both functional concept and building type, it has been designed entirely from first principles. The first new-build general hospital to open in Finland since the 1970s, Nova balances the clinical requirements of an innovative next generation hospital with an intuitive design sensibility inspired by surrounding Finnish nature. Key innovations include redefining of hot hospital, creating a new operational system for the hospital and rethought process flows and logistics to maximize efficiency. The aim was to put patient in the center and deliver the best possible health care.

This project has been longlisted in the civic building category of Dezeen Awards 2021.

Architect: JKMM Architects


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