Arup has been selected to advise the Government of Alberta for the new Calgary Cancer Centre to be delivered through a Public private partnership.
Arup will provide expertise on all disciplines of engineering, master planning, architecture, traffic and transport, IT, medical equipment, and technical specialties. The contract involves planning consultant services for design, build, finance and maintenance of the Calgary Cancer project.
Construction of the 80 - 90,000 square metres facility is anticipated to commence early in 2016.
Both traditional build and Public-Private-Partnership (P3) options are being reviewed for the procurement of the new cancer centre.
Arup's technical advisory team is comprised of local staff from Calgary, healthcare experts from across the Americas including Toronto, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and specialist team members from the United Kingdom. Sub-consultants providing architecture and master planning for the project are major healthcare architect HKS and local Calgary-based Marshall Tittemore Architects (MTA).
Bill Scrantom, healthcare leader for Arup Americas, said:
"Arup has a track record for successfully delivering integrated, cost-effective, and complex healthcare projects across the world. This project is a fantastic opportunity to bring this expertise to Alberta, and we plan to further grow our operations there."
Arup's active global healthcare work includes Kaiser Permanente San Diego Central Hospital, University of California San Francisco Mission Bay campus hospital, Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, as well as advisory services for Royal Jubilee Hospital, Patient Care Centre in British Columbia, New Royal Adelaide PPP Hospital inAustralia and the Pembury PFI Hospital in the UK.