(PRWEB UK) 16 December 2011
WSP, as part of the consortium Medic OUH, has been appointed to provide multidisciplinary engineering services for the new Odense University Hospital in southern Denmark. This is the country’s largest ever hospital project, with an area of 234,000 m2 and a project value of 6.3 billion Danish kroner.
The 743-bed, campus-style hospital is one of the first of a new generation of super hospitals in Denmark. In addition to the hospital buildings it will also include a university faculty building to provide new opportunities for teaching and medical research as well as a first class environment for patient care.
The contract for the construction of the new super hospital was signed on Monday 5 December. Construction will commence in 2015 and is due for completion by 2021.
Medic OUH comprises WSP, White Architects, KHR Architects, Dall & Lindhardtsen, EKJ Rådgivende Engineers and Oluf Jorgensen.
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WSP’s success at Odense comes on the back of delivering multi-disciplinary engineering design of New South Glasgow Hospitals, one of the largest and most transformational schemes across the UK, Great Ormond Street, North Staffordshire and Forth Valley Hospitals.