With hospitals, the engineer bears a special degree of responsibility. After all, people don’t just go to hospital to stay there, they go there to be cured as quickly as possible.
New hospital buildings, renovations and extensions must therefore take precise account of the many constraints affecting hospital structures. Functionality clearly plays the primary role, but higher architectural aspiration can also have a curative character.
But on-time delivery, quality assurance and efficient cost-benefit planning are equally decisive.