International Projects

North Lantau Hospital

Hong Kong

This is a new greenfield public hospital project and the winner of a National tender. The new Tung Chung Hospital was developed by the Architectural Services Department of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The Design/Build contract for phase 1 of the project involved an 8 storey building comprising:

  • 160 inpatient beds
  • Operating Suites
  • Emergency Department
  • Medical Imaging Department
  • Pharmacy
  • Major Outpatient Services
  • Lab and Blood Bank
  • Allied Health Services

The hospital also included the full range of support services including Catering, Morgue and Laundry. The total construction floor area was approximately 43,000 square meters.

Project Role

Services provided by HPI included medical planning, clinical interior design, detailed design and documentation.

Simon Kwan & Associates were the lead Architectural designer for this project, responsible for the over-all design, coordination, public and non-clinical areas.

Tin Shui Wai Hospital

Hong Kong

Tin Shui Wai is a new public hospital on a greenfield site and the winning tender, organised by the Architectural Services Division (ASD). The hospital is a 14 storey building with one basement level, a total area of approximately 54, 000. The project includes:

  • 250 beds with expansion to 300 beds
  • Emergency Unit
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Operating Unit
  • Inpatient Units and Intensive Care
  • Administration, Back-of-House services and support areas

In addition, the campus includes significant ambulatory services covering Haemodialysis, Geriatric Day Hospital, Psychiatric Day Hospital, Day hospice, Day Rehabilitation and Endoscopy.

Project Role

The services provided by HPI included medical planning, clinical interior design, detailed design and documentation.

Simon Kwan & Associates were the lead Architectural designer for this project, responsible for the over-all design, coordination, public and non-clinical areas.

University of Malaya Health Metropolis


The University of Malaya Health Metropolis (UMHM) is a major initiative at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. UMHM will provide the full spectrum of medical services in a complex of over 200,000 m2 of internal space plus 3000 cars. Within this facility, 70% is dedicated to inpatient and outpatient services, while the remaining space is allocated to research, education and social or retail functions. An overhead link will connect the new complex to the existing Faculty of Medicine and University of Malaya Medical Centre.

Initially UMHM will have 400 beds, 30 operating rooms, 80 emergency beds, generous primary care as well as specialist outpatient centre. The hospital will have the ability to expand to double the inpatient bed capacity.

Project Role

Services provided include Service Planning, PDP and Briefing, Master Planning, Health Planning, Architectural and Interior Design, Documentation and Equipment Scheduling.

Penang Adventist Hospital


This project transforms the existing Penang Adventist Hospital into a modern, state of the art facility for the next 20 years.

The Master Plan includes 430 beds in a multi-stage redevelopment program, commencing with an integrated Cancer Care Centre.

Future phases involve

  • New multi-level carpark building
  • Expansion of Operating Theatres
  • ICU/ HDU
  • Catheter Laboratory
  • Emergency Department
  • Support services

A new public gallery will link all facilities at the ground level. The new inpatient bedrooms are mostly single (private) rooms accommodated in a 19 storey tower. A future tower has been planned for a medi-hotel.

Penang Adventist Hospital Cancer Care Centre


The development of an integrated Cancer Care Centre is the first stage of this major redevelopment of the Penang Adventist Hospital.
It includes 2 Radiotherapy bunkers with expansion capacity for 4 bunkers. It also includes 25 Chemotherapy bays as well as clinics and administrative areas. The facility has been designed as a stand-alone building with capacity for vertical and horizontal expansion.
It has direct links to the balance of the Hospital Master Plan, particularly Operating Suite, Pharmacy and Public Gallery to complete a comprehensive Cancer Care service.

Sunway Medical Centre


This development involves a major expansion of the existing private teaching hospital in several stages to provide more than 1000 beds. This facility will be the teaching hospital for Monash University College.

The project includes

  • 24 Operating Theatres
  • 36 ICU/ CCU
  • Medical Imaging
  • Emergency Department
  • Specialist Consulting Suites
  • Support services include new loading dock, Medical Records, ICT and central plant room

A major speciality of the hospital will be Cancer Treatment covering all modes such as Radiotherapy (with 6 bunkers), Chemotherapy (50 bays) and Cancer Surgery.

Bahrain Children’s Hospital


This new specialised Children’s Hospital has been designed for implementation in 3 stages.

The first stage includes

  • 50 Inpatient Beds
  • Emergency
  • Medical Imaging
  • Minor Surgery
  • Medical Consulting Suites

Subsequent stages increase the number of beds and operating rooms, ICU beds and extensive Specialist Suites.

The expansion will take place vertically over the Stage 1 building without disturbing the hospital functionality.

King Abdullah Medical City


The King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) is a new major healthcare development to be built for the Arabian Gulf University (AGU) in the Southern Governorate of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

The development aims to become a benchmark for excellence in healthcare and education in the Gulf Region. The Medical City will be a multiple phased, mixed use development, comprising an Academic Medical Centre, an innovative teaching hospital built in 2 phases, a state of the art Medical University Campus with Research and Conference Facilities, on-site accommodation for both staff and students and other communal facilities to create a self-sustained campus.

The design concept was to create a supportive environment for healing and learning. Phase 1 the Academic Medical Centre will offer 269 inpatient beds, 12 Birthing rooms and 11 operating theatres as well as high quality diagnostic and treatment services in four primary specialties; medicine, surgery, women’s and children’s healthcare. The completion of the development will see the capacity of the hospital increased to over 500 beds, with an academic school, a research facility, medical hotel, rehabilitation hospital and on-site accommodation for students and staff.

Fortis Memorial Research Institute


Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The flagship multi-specialty hospital – Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) in Gurgaon, Haryana is undergoing a phased expansion to provide additional healthcare services to cater to the growing needs of the community.

The development includes a Masterplan for future expansion of the existing hospital and the design for the phased future facilities which will be fully integrated with the existing hospital.

The phase 1 development includes 170 inpatient beds, 80 Intensive care units, an Outpatient department, 7 Operating theatres, Day care and an Endoscopy Suite.

The project is challenging as there are several constraints on the land available for the future developments and restrictions in relocating the existing infrastructure.

Perfect Healthcare Services


PHS Hospital is a modular hospital, first of its kind in India.  The  500 bed hospital is being constructed in two stages, each around 250 beds.

The facility is modern in design and the operation of the hospital will be carried out in collaboration with the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.

The hospital has a complete suite of services including 6 Operating Theatres, 2 Catheter Labs, ICU, CCU, Emergency, Medical Imaging and generous Specialist outpatient facilities. Design accommodates the off-site prefabrication. 

The structural elements of the hospital are completely manufactured in the factory and installed at the site.  Prefabricated Modules for the various components of the facility are also prepared at the manufacturing unit in Krishnagiri , India.

The first stage of the construction program was completed in mid 2016.