Paras Healthcare is one of India’s largest healthcare chains whose vision has tremendous synergy with India’s burgeoning middle-class population that longs for an affordable rendition of high-quality healthcare. Paras Medical Center is an upcoming super-speciality hospital Located in the heart of the city of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. The state-of-the-art facility promises to offer specialised healthcare services in India’s most populous state. Accommodating more than four hundred beds and over one hundred intensive care beds, the hospital will house a dedicated department for oncology medicine with two Linear Accelerators and Nuclear Medicine among other highly advanced departments and technologies.
Imbibing a sustainable approach at the core of the design process, Paras Medical Center adaptively re-uses an existing structure. With an aim to trim down the time and cost that typically goes into setting up a healthcare facility of this scale, the hospital strives to achieve the highest quality patient care, experience and functionality. The strategically carved out green terrace and inviting entrance lend a semiotic form to the building and the hospital manifests itself as an icon in the city of Kanpur. The open-to-sky courtyard in the Paras Medical Center brings in abundant daylight whilst creating vibrant positive distractions for the patients, staff and caregivers. The large volumes of the landscaped atrium yield a warm, inviting environment for patients that stimulates healing and comfort.