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Hope Dental Center in Kigali, Rwanda

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Hope Dental Center in Rwanda
29 June 2020
Hope Dental Center
Design: Sebastiano Baldan / Nazish Pathan / Ashlon Frank
Location: Kigali, Rwanda, Africa

Rwanda has a reputation for being one of the cleanest and now safest countries in Africa. Conservation here is taken seriously and the whole region is known as one of the most biodiverse rainforests on the continent. Acknowledging also the growth of national economy, the design of Hope Dental Clinic promoted and funded by His Hands On Africa, clearly presents an opportunity for contextual architecture and environmental awareness.

The proposal for the new Hope Dental Center clinic is structured on a number of strategic choices aimed for a functional facility through a sustainable and responsible design vision. The site plan is defined as a sequence of three major zones – clinic and carpark, residents and warehouse – placed in non- dispersive manner so to minimize the use of land, cutting of existing trees and groundworks required. Attention is given to the clinic?s spatial organization, arranged around a large podium with public functions at the top and a semi-private courtyard at the bottom, which brings light into the treatment floor. The communal spaces should facilitate the spontaneous aggregation of people and instill an overall sense of community while offering break-out areas and panoramic points of vie...
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