Designed from a child’s perspective, Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) employs a playful design approach to reduce anxiety for patients, families and carers – creating a welcoming environment.
Project Name: Perth Children’s Hospital
Studio Name: Cox Architecture
Project size: 78000 m2
Site size: 26737 m2
Project Budget: $12000000
Completion date: 2018
Building levels: 12
Location: Perth, Australia
Photography: Shannon McGrath
Opened in 2018, the 274-bed facility replaced the Princess Margaret Hospital to provide best possible clinical care for future generations and to serve as the base for WA’s world-class paediatric research. The new facility is patient, family, and staff focused, ensuring healthcare is provided to all levels of users.
The new hospital provides tertiary level paediatric health services and secondary health services, including inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory care. The hospital includes significant increases in outpatient and day-stay capacity, family facilities, operating theatres, mental health disorder facilities, neonatal intensive care beds, staff amenities and retail space.
Together with our project partners, COX congratulate the State, the people of Western Australia and everyone who worked on the project on the opening of this outstanding facility.