This building is located on the former Menzies site, corner of Liverpool and Campbell streets, across from the Royal Hobart Hospital.
The building has state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment not previously seen in Tasmania, two lecture theatres, basement car park and six storeys of high-quality medical training and study areas.
The development was highly performance based with sensitive issues surrounding medical procedure, security and bio-hazard risks.Special features of service delivery:
- Two smoke-isolated stairways in lieu of fire isolated stairs
- Complexity in retaining operational continuity during construction of Stage 2
- Extended travel paths
- Large fire compartments
- Bio-hazard risks
- Accessibility and evacuation management in conflict with safety and security requirements