Manens-Tifs is the designer in charge for the development of the new National Oncological Scientific Centre, characterized by the most advanced technology of diagnosis and care for the treatment of cancers.
It is a highly innovative complex both concerning the clinical-health aspect and the construction-architectural aspects.
It includes, into a single new structure, the following services:
– Diagnosis and Medical Treatment Departments: Nuclear Medicine, Radiolabelled Iodine Therapy, Radio Therapy (no. 5 bunkers, n. 1 MRI, no. 1 CT), Proton Therapy (no. 2 treatment bunkers, no. 1 MRI, no. 1 CT)
– Imaging Department (no. 1 CT, n. 1 MRI, no. 2 X-ray ultrasound, no.2 mammography, no.1 mammotone, no.1 OPT)
– Operating Block: no. 8 operating theatres (no. 6 general + no. 2 hybrid)
– Surgical Intensive Care Unit (no. 12 beds)
– Medical Intensive Care Unit (no. 12 beds)
– Hospitalization Departments for a total of 210 beds
– General Auxiliary Services (pharmacy, labs, morgue, centralized kitchen, laundry, sterilization, etc.)
Total GFA about 50,000 sqm.
The shell concept considers the use of insulated solid mirrored panels and
mirrored glazing to create a visual continuity emphasizing the dematerialisation of the large
Dematerialisation is further enhanced with the augmented mirror-like facade/shell, shifting, folding and inclining in various directions on different levels, reflecting the sky and the surrounding context in a fragmented nature.