Welcome to Hume Healthcare Architects
Hume Healthcare Architects are specialist healthcare design architects. We are independent consultants for Licensing and Accreditation Regulatory Unit (LARU), and Kathleen reviews new license applications for Private Hospitals, Day Hospitals (Class A – Anaesthesia, Class B – Sedation, Class C – Renal practices and Class D- Psychiatric), Psychiatric Hostels and Nursing Posts, and assists LARU update their standards and procedures. This high level of responsibility is a reflection of the highest skill and professionalism in healthcare design, and this intimate knowledge gives our clients an advantage for new, and/or re-fitting existing healthcare facilities. We provide briefing assistance at the outset of a project, and take healthcare projects from Approval in Principal (AIP), to Design Development (DA), Contract Documentation, Approval to Construct (ATC – BP), Competitive Tendering, Construction Administration, and Approval to Occupy (ATO). We have an established team of experienced Healthcare Service Engineers, and together we facilitate superior whole of building project outcomes, on time and within budget.
We have extensive experience in Multi-level Apartment and Retirement design, having completed an excess of 3000 strata units. Alistair presented a paper on Universal Design for the Aged Care Conference Melbourne – 2003, and Alistair was instrumental in UDIA Affordable Development Award – 2013, bestowed on DOH for a 136 unit mixed-use development in Cockburn Central – Refer to testimonials. We developed a Full Life Cycle Living Brief for multi-level apartment design, where we integrated out-sourced services to present a housing concept for the future.
Hume Healthcare Architects offer the full range of service including Project Definition Plan, Brief/User Group Meetings/Site Analysis/Schematic Design/Design Development & Development Application/Contract Documentation and Building Permit/Competitive Tender/Contract Administration, and Supplementary Services according to the Association of Consulting Architects Australia. We navigate clients through Hospital Licence Applications and Accreditation as part of our service.
We are delighted to look at any project proposal, and you can be assured of our personal attendance.
SITE ANALYSIS AND BRIEF DEVELOPMENT
SCHEMATIC DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS
CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION/SITE INSPECTION
SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICE ACCORDING TO ACA