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SKMC

SHEIKH

KHALIFA

MEDICAL

CITY

Yale CEA faculty, scientists and researchers collaborated with SOM Engineers + Architects on the designed the solar energy , daylighting and building-integrated vegetation strategies for the entire SKMC complex.

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017

SKMC

Image: Render of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Energy and Ecological Systems

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This shared-services model enhances patient care while improving efficiency. Once complete, the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City will be the largest hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

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Conceived as three hospitals in one, this massive complex in the heart of Abu Dhabi combines a general hospital with medical centers for women and children.

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