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Operating Theatre Concept for Breda, NL

Investment:
5 million
Refurbishment
20 million invest.

Key data:
8 OPs  to refurb.
4 OPs new
4 OPs as is

Period:
2009 - 2012

In this study the mid-term and long-term options of the development for the operating department were studied.

In the existing site there are 8 operating rooms which need refurbishment or are to be replaced and adjacent to this
4 operating rooms which have been built recently.

Additionally further 4 operating rooms have to be integrated from other sites.

Variants were developed which allow a strategic development of the operating department in the context of other functions such as accident & emergency and intensive care.



Contact

Tom Guthknecht
E: tom.guthknecht@LHtwo.com
M: +41 79 4468424

Tom Guthknecht has worked during the last 20 years in health and hospitality planning and was leading major projects in Europe and Asia/Pacific. Tom is currently involved in large international health and hospitality projects with special focus on sustainable development. He is member of various institutions such as the International Commission of Occupational Health. He is also the Founder and President of LHtwo, Lausanne Health and Hospitality Group.

Tom is lecturer for Health Facility Design at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich (ETHZ) and has taught as professor functional design, creativity and innovation and health& hospitality at EHL and GIHE both on undergraduate and graduate level. He has also a range of other teaching activities at various institutions. His research focus is on Integral Process Design in health and hospitality facilities. He is a graduate of Karlsruhe Technical University in Architecture (Dipl.Arch.) and holds an M.A from University of North London (Health Facility Planning) a PhD from University of Stuttgart (Hygiene Planning for Hospital Architecture) and a habilitation (post-doc research) from ETHZ.