A collaborative and evidence-based approach with international consultants based on international best practices
The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) is a purpose-built centre-of-excellence for cancer research, treatment, care, and education. The $1 billion, 130,000-square-metre facility is the new home of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, new cancer research, and clinical services for Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne. Located in Melbourne's prestigious Parkville Biomedical Precinct the VCCC aims to become one of the top 10 facilities of its kind in the world.
It was designed to deliver maximum functional area with a blend of clinical, administrative, and research facilities and includes 96 overnight inpatient beds, 110 same-day beds, a dedicated clinical trials unit and accommodation for families of country patients. The facility also provides more than 20,000 square metres of dedicated research space for up to 1,200 researchers, eight operating theatres, two procedure rooms, eight radiation therapy bunkers, education and training facilities, and eight gardens and terraces comprising low-allergenic plants and materials.
The Victorian Government contracted the Plenary Health consortium, comprising Plenary Group, the Grocon / PCL joint venture and Honeywell to design, build, finance, and maintain the project under a 25-year concession. We contributed to this highly collaborative team by providing electrical, security, vertical transportation, and sustainability services.
The result? A first-class research, treatment, care, and education facility.
At a Glance
- Grocon PCL
- Silver Thomas Hanley, Design Inc and McBride Charles Ryan
- Victorian Architecture Medal, 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards
- William Wardell Award for Public Architecture, 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards
- National Commercial/Industrial Construction Award (>$100M), 2017 Master Builders Awards
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