May 15, 2023
The project was aimed at creating a space that reflects the plastic surgeon's identity, message, and goals in a refined, elegant, comfortable, and welcoming environment.
_project: Clínica Daniel Alvarez
_architecture: Natan Gil Arquitetura
_location: São Paulo, Brazil
Architecture and surgery may seem like entirely different fields, but they share many similarities. Both architects and surgeons use their knowledge to create something that is aesthetically pleasing and functional with the ultimate goal of improving people's lives. Architects consider how a space will be used and how it will make people feel, while surgeons consider how the body functions and how to enhance it.
The new clinic designed by the Architect Natan Gil for Dr. Daniel Alvarez in São Paulo shows us how architecture and plastic surgery can be seamlessly integrated. The project was aimed at creating a space that reflects the plastic surgeon's identity, message, and goals in a refined, elegant, comfortable, and welcoming environment. The result is a unique space that combines the elements of beauty, proportion, symmetry, naturalness, and minimalism, typical of both plastic surgery and architectu
As Dr. Daniel Alvarez explains, "the plastic surgeon's job, in short, is to make each patient feel better about himself, increase his self-esteem. To do so, we work with beauty, proportion, symmetry, naturalness, minimalism." These same principles have been integrated into the design of the new clinic, creating an environment that not only appears visually appealing but also serves a practical purpose.
The clinic exudes a sense of sophistication, which is in line with Dr. Alvarez's message and goals. As he said, "discovering and diving into this universe was a great pleasure during the construction of the new clinic. Each element was thought with great care so that it could reflect my identity and the message we would like to convey with our surgeries: refinement and elegance, but also a lot of comfort and welcome, so that every patient could feel good in my second home."
The work of architects and surgeons is more closely connected than one might think. Both fields share a focus on creating practical and visually appealing environments that enhance people's lives. The new clinic designed by Natan Gil for Dr. Daniel Alvarez in São Paulo is a testament to this connection, seamlessly integrating the principles of architecture and plastic surgery to create a welcoming and functional space that enhances the patient experience.
_written by Daniela Moreira Silva
_film by Architecture Hunter
_drawings by Natan Gil Arquitetura:
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