Beirut-based Clemenceau Medical Center (CMC) was highly commended for “Best Hospital Building Regulations” and “Best Sustainable Hospital Project” awards at the Hospital Build Middle East Awards 2010. This exhibition was held in Dubai to recognize outstanding healthcare facilities in the Middle East.
For the “Best Hospital Building Regulations” Award, CMC demonstrated a creation of a safe environment for its patients. An outstanding commitment to the adoption of international quality standards enhanced the execution of the project and raised the bar for the accreditation.
As for the “Best Sustainable Hospital Project” Award, CMC was highlighted as an outstanding project in the Middle East that advances sustainable development through design and demonstrates outstanding commitment to sustainability in terms of its design, development, and construction. The judges were looking for the innovative use of new materials, products or construction methods, which will save energy and encourage future efficiency. CMC managed to meet those criteria through its efficient use of resources such as energy and water, and use of materials that reduce environmental and health impacts of the facility.