Nasir Ferdous Trust Charity Clinic
Mirzapur, Bangladesh
This charity clinic provides basic health care for people in a rural area who would otherwise go without. It is currently open three days a week and limited to outpatient treatment and distribution of medicine, but funding is being sought to enable it to provide a full range of services. The design of the brick building establishes a human scale and responds to both topography and climate. An expensive excavation of the site was avoided by arranging the facilities over two ground levels, and the plan incorporates open-air spaces that can be used almost year-round, just like the courtyards of rural houses.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Mirzapur, Bangladesh
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Ground floor area: 484 m²; combined floor area: 484 m²; total site area: 6,042 m²
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health care