Valle del Guadalhorce High Resolution Hospital

Cártama, Málaga

Project date: June 2009
Builded surface: 19.409 m2

Fisrt prize
“Valle del Guadalhorce“ Hospital was designed to accomodate 120,000 inhabitants. It involves a model of a high resolution Hospital, where the elevated capacity to resolve complex processes in one single procedure marks the functional organization that is finished with a predominance of horizontal circulations.

The building is organized as a great platform that rises on the downward Eastward terrain, thus picking up the patients through a large foyer that leads them to the upper floor where the care assistance services are situated.

The exterior of the building uses curved corners to emphasize their formal clarity acquiring a modern aspect, reflecting the high technology, which t should developed in its interior. The platform is drilled to attain good interior lighting and nuanced according to the interior needs.


1 short state Inpatients unit (40 beds): 1,239 m2
Outpatients services: 999 m2
Radiology (1MRI+1CT+2XR+1US): 406 m2
Emergency: 795 m2
Surgical unit (2 operating theatres): 715 m2
Central services: 353 m2
Physical Therapy: 511 m2
Admission: 1,387 m2
Administration: 395 m2
General services: 998 m2
Installations: 1,670 m2
Car Park: 2,313 m2


Hospital Costa del Sol, Servicio Andaluz de Salud, SAS

Ramón Lahoz Rodríguez, Natalia López Matesanz and Luis Marcos Díaz

Mª Amor Arroyo Sánchez, Beatriz Gonzalez Jiménez, Andreina Linares Jaua, Lucía Masiá Cabañes and Gonzalo Valiente García

Installation Engineer:
Ingho FM, sl

Construction Company: