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SOM’s City within a City in Abu Dhabi

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Source: Architects + Artisans

In an ambitious effort to create a flagship medical center for Abu Dhabi, SOM faced the daunting task of simultaneously uniting and separating three hospitals on one site. With 850 beds, the Sheik Khalifa Medical center will handle about a quarter-million patients annually. Atop a three-story plinth that accommodates expensive medical functions are three separate general, women’s and pediatric bed towers.

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