Case Study

Frankston Private Hospital

The Project

Frankston Private Hospital required a major expansion that included an additional 60 beds, three operating theatres, a day oncology unit, and will serve as the main entrance to the hospital.

The project required a Type A construction, non-combustible panel system that was aesthetically pleasing while working cohesively with the existing building.

PROJECT DETAILS

Frankston Private Hospital

Builder
Watpac
Architect
Silver Thomas Hanley
Installer:
ASKIN Performance Panels
Products
Core: Volcore
Profile:
  • Silkline
Colours:
  • Surfmist & Basalt

The Solutions

ASKIN manufactured and installed Volcore (mineral wool core) panel. The back of the hospital was veneered entirely in the panel with the use of the ASKIN concealed fix method.

In addition, ASKIN assisted with specification, design and details, engineering for structural performance and building certification.

Accessibility was a challenge with limited access via a narrow residential street at the rear of the hospital. Small cranes, speciality lifting and elevated platforms were used to lift the lightweight panels into position with minimal disruption to the nearby residence.

The key benefits of using ASKIN’S Volcore panel are its structural performance, weather tightness, thermal values and non-combustibility, all in compliance with the NCC for Type A construction.

The Results

Frankston Private Hospital has completed their expansion program and brought additional beds and new operating theatres to the Frankston and Peninsula community.

In addition to this, the FPH expansion has a NCC/BCA conforming fire performance exterior cladding system while working cohesively with the existing buildings in the area.

Whitepaper: Recladding, Refurbishment And Rectification Of Existing Commercial Buildings
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Whitepaper: The benefits of insulated wall panels in commercial projects
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