For the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven is a new building designed for the purposes of temporary clinics and wards. The building is situated on the south side of the hospital , on the left side of the forecourt of the main entrance.
The clinic building is via a walkway connected to the ground floor and the first floor of the existing hospital . In the context of the construction of a new pharmacy next to the entrance , is also addressed by the present awning. The canopy is extended and equipped with round roof openings for a vivid light. The dated look of the blue canopy edge gets a new design with a profiled eaves of put aluminum . This type of roof is put through as a theme in the walkway and down the staircase and the roof of the upper floor of the clinic building. In this way, the new building in a move linked to the main entrance of the hospital.
The new building has a clear shape with a classical facade layout : basement , five floors and roof light with frame . The basement is transparent with an aluminum curtain wall that has the same interpretation as the facades of the extensions on the north side of the hospital , anodised aluminum filled with transparent glass and Emalit . The upper floors have a stony character by the anthracite gray slate . The framed window openings with characteristic failure awnings provide a recognizable size and rhythm in the façade . These middle classes is a link with the materialization and scale of the opposite house . The light roof gives the building a termination and explains the relationship with the staircase and walkway .
In the future vision for the Catharina Hospital , the main entrance is going to move to the eastern side of the site , towards the high quality public transport structure . The hospital will then be accessed via a new road in the east-west direction from the new entrance to the walkway of the police building , the current entrance along . On this street will be several new buildings were constructed that will fit into the series now being used with this clinic building.