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Project: Papanui Medical Centre

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H R S Construction Ltd

Project Partners

Kelvyn Sara Consulting Ltd (Client's Project Manager), Krush Architecture (Architect/Designer)

Owned By

Papanui Medical Centre Ltd.

The new Papanui Medical Centre is designed to be a welcoming space. The beautifully landscaped gardens compliment the blend of external cladding used during construction. People are welcomed into a stunning foyer / reception area, then they are seated in the waiting area before being taken through to the consult rooms. These rooms have a warm open feeling, yet lose none of their privacy. The project was completed a month ahead of schedule and this enabled the medical centre to move out of their temporary accommodation.

Project: The Hearing House, Auckland

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Amstar New Zealand Ltd

Project Partners

Amstar New Zealand Ltd (Construction Company), Bossley Architects (Architect/Designer)

Owned By

The Hearing House

A key part of The Hearing House, Auckland project was the need to create a welcoming feel so that deaf children and their parents feel they are coming to a home rather than a clinic. The building has a floor area of 1174m2 to fulfil the client brief of providing a “home away from home”. The uniqueness of the building is not only to be found in its striking design and complimentary blending of the old and new, but also in the clinical acoustic requirements. There was a high degree of onsite quality control to achieve the acoustic standards required for a specialist facility of this nature.

Project: Wellington Hospital ICU Expansion

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Naylor Love Wellington Limited

Project Partners

Kensway Consultants Ltd (Engineer), Naylor Love Wellington Limited (Construction Company)

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Capital & Coast District Health Board

The Wellington Hospital ICU Expansion project was a multi-million-dollar upgrade that officially opened on August 1, 2018. Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) staff are confident it will see fewer non-urgent surgeries postponed, as the ICU department has grown from 18 to 24 bed spaces. The ICU has more than 1,600 admissions each year. Work needed to be completed with strict protocols in place to manage dust and noise to keep services live. This was essential to the lives of the ICU patients, and other critical clinical operational areas.

Project: Southern Cross Hospital Northern Clinic Extension

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Savory Construction

Project Partners

Archimedia (Architect/Designer), Savory Construction (Construction Company)

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Southern Cross Hospitals Ltd

Stage One of the Southern Cross Hospital Northern Clinic Extension project involved the extension of an existing healthcare centre wing, three storeys high, with an elevated outlook over the Wairau Valley and Hauraki Gulf. The circulation configuration of the existing building was analysed and a new external corridor was suspended at first floor level to connect the new extension into the existing circulation network. An atrium was created between the existing and new buildings that allowed vertical circulation between three levels and connection to the future development.

Project: Tui-Ora Healthcare Medical

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ICL Construction

Project Partners

Fire Designs Ltd (Fire Engineer), ICL Construction (Construction Company)

The Tui-Ora Healthcare Medical project involved the full demolition and refurbishment of an existing medical practice. The project was completed in stages, working around a live medical practice with nurses, doctors and the public. New services were created throughout the practice, including HVAC, fire, phone, data, electrical, plumbing, medical rooms and a new furniture fitout.

Project: Christchurch Outpatients

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Leighs Construction Ltd

Project Partners

CCM Architects (Architect/Designer), Leighs Construction Ltd (Construction Company)

Owned By

Ministry of Health

This 10,500 m2, six-storey Outpatients building caters for more than 380,000 visitors annually and forms part of the wider Christchurch Hospital Redevelopment. The building includes shared clinical support areas, highly controlled environments for the provision of blood and other sterile services, general and specialist consultant clinics, staff administration, offices and amenities and public spaces. The building has an importance level of 3 (IL3) and is designed to accommodate a high degree of seismic movement for structure, partition walls and services.