Christchurch Hospital Waipapa Building

The redevelopment of the Christchurch Hospital is the largest hospital project undertaken by the NZ government.

Take a look through the project...

The Waipapa Building (formerly the Acute Services Building, or ASB) is the largest part of the redevelopment consisting of 62,000m2 of construction, including Seismic design to Importance Level 4 (IL4). The NZD$483 million building was constructed by CPB Contractors, working with NZ Ministry of Health.

The new facility comprises four podium levels & two seven storey towers: Including an emergency department, operating theatres, an intensive care unit expansion, children's facilities, radiology department and a rooftop helipad.

VAE were engaged by CPB on a construct only basis including lead services coordination for all services. Project drafting was provided in full 3D Revit, with VAE providing Navisworks clash detection to coordinate all services trades. VAE was also engaged to take on the coordination and drafting of the hydraulics and fire trades.

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