The King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS) is one of the most modern universities in the region and the Arab world. architecture+ provided programming through design development services for a new 50-bed Mental Health Hospital for National Guard Health Affairs. Their mission is to provide National Guard Personnel, their eligible dependents, and Saudi Arabian citizens with healthcare services.
The facility will provide treatment for addiction and mental health services within the National Guard community in Saudi Arabia to patients who have a severe, addiction and/or enduring mental health problem. The focus of the service is restorative, health promoting, and recovery oriented.
At a high level, the scope of the project will comprise of the design and construction of psychiatry health care and addiction therapeutic centers, inpatient Units, outpatient center and day care Center with recovery motel, supporting administration, food services, educational post graduate center, pharmacy and logistical services.
architecture+ served as a subconsultant to Perkins+Will.