“White Sails Hospital”

That of a Boat-shaped hospital in Tunis with a spa.  It is aimed at making it “the most pleasant hospital in the world”. Doctors and nurses in marine-style uniforms are all part of this concept to make patients feel like they are guests on a cruise ship.

4 skyscrapers will be the “sails”, and the whole complex building will sit on a lake as part of Tunisia Economic City.  It (TEC) was announced on 10 September and is definitely inspired by Dubai’s industry-based business areas, such as Knowledge City, Internet City and Media City and is planned for immediate execution.  It is funded by the Tunisian Government at $50bn.

The project is backed up and designed by a do-good Russian billionaire.

The project construction is understood to be undertaken by New York-based engineering firm, Thornton Tomasetti.

 

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Reported by Arabian Business

Saudi firm funding boat-shaped Tunisia hospital project

White Sails Hospital and Spa

Saudi Arabian investors Lalei Al Barakah Est. are backing a project to build a sailing boat-shaped hospital in Tunisia’s new Economic City.

White Sails Hospital and Spa is the brainchild of 38-year-old Russian billionaire, Vasily Klyukinis, who aims to make it “the most pleasant hospital in the world”.

Doctors and nurses will have to wear marine-style uniforms – all part of his concept to make patients feel like they are guests on a cruise ship.

Four skyscrapers will be the “sails”, and the whole building will sit on a lake.

Tunisia Economic City (TEC) was announced on 10 September and is inspired by Dubai’s industry-based business areas, such as Knowledge City, Internet City and Media City.

It is being funded by the Tunisian Government which is ploughing $50 billion into the scheme.

Klyukin, co-founder of Russian commercial bank Sovcombank, is an experienced yacht-designer, but White Sails will be his first building project.

Read more on Arabian Business .