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200 Beds Maternity and Pediatric Hospital and Emergency Extension, Sharjah, UAE

Ministry of Health of UAE decided to expand Al Qassimi Hospital, in addition to 200 beds for maternity, gynecology and pediatrics as self-contained hospital for all kinds of services and facilities. It was also decided to extend the emergency department of the existing hospital to respond to the additional needs for better emergency services. Ministry of Public Works of UAE, that financed the project, appointed UPA as Consultant for Design and Site Supervision.  The design is developed as joint venture between General Planning & Urbanism Planning Architecture. Project  MCK did consultancy services for medical planning and equipment. UPA continued the project up to site supervision and final delivery to client.


Design Company in Charge: Urbanism Planning Architecture

Design: Urbanism Planning Architecture and General Planning

Healthcare Design and Medical Equipment: Progetto MCK

Architect:  Arch. Paolo Lettieri, Arch. Dagmar Sestak


Project Team: Arch. Paolo Lettieri, Arch. Dagmar Sestak, Arch. Aswan Ibrahim Zubaidi, Ing. Giuseppe Monti,  Ing. Andrea Bambini, Arch. Haider Al Sawad, Arch. Antonina Gucciardi, Arch. Francesco Prennushi, Arch. Maria Marta Zandonà, Arch. Irene Tchimorin, Ing. Giorgio Tommaselli, Arch. Marta Candiani, Arch. Pierolivo Lunardelli, Arch. Firas Raheel.

Site Supervision: Urbanism Planning Architecture


Site Supervision Team: Arch. Aswan Ibrahim Zubaidi, Arch. Paolo Lettieri, Sahar Yosusif, Ing. Kais Al Ashimi, Arch. Mustafa Baldawi, Arch. Stefan Shalabi

Client: Ministry of Public Works UAE


End User: Ministry of Health UAE - Al Qassimi Hospital


Contractor: Ali Moosa and Sons Holding

Size: 43.000 sqm built up area, 61.000 sqm plot area

Estimation: 100 million €

Project duration: Design 30 months / construction 48 month

Photo Credits: Arch. Celso Career II, Arch. Paolo Lettieri

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