PROFESSIONALITY

Design keys / How we work

The Parameters provide us with a way of organizing our thinking as we initiate work on a project. They speak to how, as designers, we can approach a set of project circumstances with clarity and purpose. They define a process led by discovery and push us to ask the right questions to realize projects that perform and are crafted for legibility, longevity and thereby create a legacy for our clients and communities.

Design considerations

URBAN SITE PRICIPLES

Urban design shall consider many factors including vehicles (patients /victors /OPD) or Services entries drop off areas & entrances/ disposals exits with Easy... more..

PROVISION FOR HANDICAPPED

Hospital Design shall consider the accessibility for disabled in corridors /doors width , maneuvering, toilets considerations , ramps , vertical circulation along with... more..

CONTROLLED CIRCULATION

• Separation of outpatient & inpatient.
• Separation of surgical & medical units.
• Separation of public area & clinics.
• Separation of... more..

INFECTION CONTROL

Infection control / prevention greatly impacts hospital design that shall be applied through instructions, operational procedures, clinical policies that affect design... more..

PATIENT SAFETY

Involves assessing how patients may be harmed, preventing or managing risks, reporting, analyzing incidents, implementing solutions to minimize & prevent risks,... more..

Design principles:

EVIDENCE BASED DESIGN

Recent studies examined how the physical environment can influence well-being, promote healing, relieve patient pain and stress, reduce medical errors, infections & falls.
EBD makes decisions based on the... more..

PRACTICE BASED DESIGN

OPTIMIZED SIMULATED PATIENT EXPERIENCE
Lean work flow challenge includes a simulated patient volume scenario analysis, & provides campus layouts that... more..

TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN DESIGN

Tech-Providers role is about the Involvement of healthcare technology providers to Implement driven technology solutions to provide instantaneous access to patient & clinical information, keeping up to date with... more..

EFFICIENCY

SHARED AREAS.. Our design considers maximum space use efficiency by the use of shared services areas, taking in consideration staffing, ratio & services ratio... more..

ADAPTABILITY/FLEXIBILITY /EXPANDABILITY

FLEXIBILITY & ADAPTABILITY.. Healthcare buildings need to be adaptable to allow for changes in layout, function & patient volume. Spaces shall be flexible... more..

Perfection tools

QSD HEALTHCARE DESIGN MANUAL

QSD goal is “Defining the design standards / frameworks for healing en vironments design and construction”, which is addressed in a well defined healthcare design ma nual that draws the most effective general rules... more..

SUSTAINABILITY

Healthcare facilities present unique opportunities in implementing sustainable design and operations Practices. Challenges like: 24/7 operations, energy & Water use intensity, chemical use & infection  control... more..

BIM & SMART DESIGN TOOLS

QSD develops design & engineering methods through computational Building Information Modeling & parametric tools that help quantify, visualize & manipulate spatial, environmental
and financial... more..

Research & DEVELOPMENT

R&D > ASK & FIND SOLUTIONS.. Our Experienced professionals challenge each other
to rethink & redefine health design aspects, always asking the questions, proposing hypotheses to find
creative solutions that highly... more..