Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Waipapa's Success Continues for Tower 3

Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3
Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3
Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3
Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Project Credits

Client

Ministry of Health

Date Completed

In Progress

Sector

Studio Wall

Awards
Project Lead

Anner Chong

Chow:Hill remains at the cutting edge of health design with the collaborative approach to Tower 3, the latest facility in Christchurch Hospital’s campus redevelopment.

Following on from the successful design of Christchurch Hospital Waipapa, Chow:Hill is once again collaborating with Warren & Mahoney (known collectively as Katoa Health Design) on the design of Tower 3.

The $83 million project, part of the ongoing redevelopment of Christchurch Hospital, will provide five wards, creating space for a further 160 inpatient beds (64 to be fitted out initially) needed to service the Canterbury District Health Board’s growing and aging population.

Tower 3 will sit alongside Waipapa’s existing two towers, which were completed as part of the first stage of the campus redevelopment and opened in 2020. For Tower 3, seismic strengthening and resilience to withstand earthquakes and provide health services immediately post-disaster are an integral part of the design.

The facility and services are also planned to enable a response to future pandemic, inlcuding increased airflow and separation of wards. Tower 3 also includes two plant levels to service the new wards and provision for links through to future buildings identified in the site master plan.

The 16,000sqm building is set to open in 2024.

Visualisations courtesy of Warren and Mahoney

Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Project Overview

Client

Ministry of Health

Status

In Progress

Chow:Hill remains at the cutting edge of health design with the collaborative approach to Tower 3, the latest facility in Christchurch Hospital’s campus redevelopment.

Following on from the successful design of Christchurch Hospital Waipapa, Chow:Hill is once again collaborating with Warren & Mahoney (known collectively as Katoa Health Design) on the design of Tower 3.

The $83 million project, part of the ongoing redevelopment of Christchurch Hospital, will provide five wards, creating space for a further 160 inpatient beds (64 to be fitted out initially) needed to service the Canterbury District Health Board’s growing and aging population.

Tower 3 will sit alongside Waipapa’s existing two towers, which were completed as part of the first stage of the campus redevelopment and opened in 2020. For Tower 3, seismic strengthening and resilience to withstand earthquakes and provide health services immediately post-disaster are an integral part of the design.

The facility and services are also planned to enable a response to future pandemic, inlcuding increased airflow and separation of wards. Tower 3 also includes two plant levels to service the new wards and provision for links through to future buildings identified in the site master plan.

The 16,000sqm building is set to open in 2024.

Visualisations courtesy of Warren and Mahoney

Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Tower 3 will sit alongside Waipapa’s existing two towers, which were completed as part of the first stage of the campus redevelopment and opened in 2020.

Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Tower 3 reflects the design principles of Waipapa, maximising the hospital’s location in Hagley Park. The project continues the successful collaboration between Chow:Hill and Warren & Mahoney, known collectively as Katoa Health Design.

Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Project Credits

Client

Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Tower 3

Status

In Progress

Project Type

Studio Wall

Awards

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