National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge - New facilities of the Environmental Health and Toxicology Department - PMA
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National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge – New facilities of the Environmental Health and Toxicology Department

The enlargement design of INSA, outlined at the same time as the creation of the building for the Department of Human Molecular Genetics, started it completion along with this department, which was followed by the Department of Environmental Health and Toxicology, whose construction integer the current building of laboratories and the similar forecast.

Following this department’s functions, the building was equipped with laboratory facilities for the Toxicology, Chromatography, Fibers and Dust, Espectrofotometry, Air Pollution departments.

The common equipment, which includes rooms for washing and drying, centrifuges, weighing-machines, cold storage rooms, etc., completes these facilities setting.

The entire laboratory facilities have a floor area of 700m².

On the ground floor are located the administrative offices, the library and the facilities assigned to the work field. In a partial basement, accessible to vehicles, the storehouses and archives and the gas central, are placed, with a floor area of 133m².

An upper technical floor, connected to the laboratory floors by vertical ducts superiorly finishes the building.

Owner:

National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge

Location:

Av. Padre Cruz

Lisbon

Construction Area:

2.000m²

Project:

1995/96

Conclusion:

2000

Program:

Building intended for the new facilities of the Environmental Health and Toxicology Department, built on the premises of the Institute, interconnecting with it, intertwining with the initial estimated project. Facilities composed, essentially, by laboratories.

Team:

Architecture

– António Pedro Batista Pardal Monteiro – Architect

– João Cottinelli Telmo Pardal Monteiro – Architect

– Manuel Cottinelli Telmo Pardal Monteiro – Architect

– Paulo Vasco Silva Antunes – Architect

– Amadeu Lourenço

– Rodrigo Moutinho

Foundations and Structure

– Paulo Reis – Engineer

Mechanical Equipment and Facilities

– Teprol

Water and Sewage Equipment and Facilities

– Teprol

Electrical and Telecommunications Equipment and Facilities

– Teprol

Category

PUBLIC BUILDINGS