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.
Kathleen Hume (Houison), has 25 years experience at the forefront of healthcare design, and is a well respected healthcare design architect in WA. Kathleen is active as an architectural consultant for LARU. Her experience is extensive and covers the full range of healthcare design. Refer to her curriculum vitae under Directors.
Alistair Hume, 25 years experience in private practice, including mixed-use residential apartments and retirement estates, healthcare facilities, restaurants, light industrial/commercial, schools, community centres, and private house. A notable achievement was the UDIA Affordable Development Award – 2013, for which Alistair was the principal design consultant in WA.
Rodney Mollett registered in 1974, and worked in private practice for a specialist healthcare design practice, Silver Thomas Hanley, 1974 – 2014, 20 years as Practice Director. Rodney now consults to Hume Healthcare Architects, in terms of contract administration/conflict resolution, specification writing, checking of tender/contract documentation, construction detailing, statutory compliance, as Kathleen’s quality control and wise council.
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 documentation/tendering
- Contract administration/site inspection
- Supplementary services according to ACA