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Peter Lawless, Executive Project Director, Sunshine Coast University Hospital Project

Sunshine Coast University Hospital PPP Bid

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Details

Client
Thiess / Sunshine Health Partners
Location
Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, Birtinya, Queensland, Australia
Completion
July 2011 - January 2012
Value
$2,000,000,000.00
Services
Masterplanning and Concept Design for the PPP bid stage
Size

140,000m² Main Hospital Building

Description

Acute hospital designed to provide a healing environment, promoting patient and staff wellness.

The masterplan for Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) encompasses a 450 overnight bed public tertiary level teaching hospital, with future expansion to 750 overnight beds, that will provide a full range of ambulatory and acute services alongside an academic and research centre. The challenge for the masterplan was to combine staged public and private sector hospitals and integrate two existing hospitals in neighbouring towns within a new urban centre, yet to be built on re-claimed marshland.

Identity, patient care and place making are integral to the SCUH vision. The objective of the masterplan is to promote good civic design, flexibility and accessibility. It considers the basic architectural structure and organisation of space as the foundation for a healing environment. As part of the PPP consortium, BVN defined a flexible masterplan which could accommodate the development of multiple major facilities on a single site and developed a design of the major acute facility through a series of salutogenic principles.

One of the key challenges for this project was to accommodate all the different facilities in a staged development. The solution allocates space in a flexible open-ended structure that responds to the constraints of the site and allows for growth and change over the lifetime of the facility. The accommodation is divided into modules that combine into flexible formations to meet the needs of each generation of users.

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Location

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, Birtinya, Queensland, Australia

Brief Elements

  • 450 overnight bed public tertiary level teaching hospital
  • Future expansion to 750 overnight beds
  • Full range of ambulatory and acute services
  • Academic and research centre
  • Integrated Cancer Centre

Summary

  • Accommodates all facilities in a staged development through flexible open-ended structure
  • Major acute hospital designed according to salutogenic principles

Consultants

AECOM
Building Services
Avipro
Aviation Management & Safety Advisors
Assetera Pty Ltd
Asset Management Consulting
AQuenta
Cost Planning
Buro North
Way Finding
Cardno
Civil Structural & Traffic / Transport
Christopher Contracting
Hydraulics
CHW Consulting
ICT
Dennis Cairns and Associates
Hydraulics
Deanos P/L
Consulting / Thiess - Services
Donald Cant Watts Corke
Quantity Surveyors
Enclave Project Delivery Pty Ltd
Management Consultant
Goodwin Midson
Building and Land Survey
HDR Architecture
Project Secretary / BVN & Architect - International Best Practice
Hosmed Services Pty Ltd
Labratory and Industrial Gases Systems
John Goss Projects
Electrical
MRP
Hydraulics Consultants
S2D (Supply 2 Distribution)
Logistics
Stokes Perna
BCA
Strategic Health Resources
Health Facility Design
Sue Swainston
Communications Consultant & Submission Technical Writer
Think Bubble Pty Ltd
EOI Reviewer
Urban Art Projects
Design / Client Relations Manager
Urbis
Urban Planning