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

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Waiting Lounge ©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.

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Lab ©Shannon McGrath

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.

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View of kitchen ©Shannon McGrath

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.

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