The new HMRI building accommodates over 450 medical researchers from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health as the focal point for the coordination of research into improved health for the region.
The HMRI brief was for a state of the art facility providing PC2 medical research and training facilities, large PC2/SPF animal facilities and innovative PC2 biotechnology and commercial research laboratories. The new facility also incorporates clinical trials facilities, shared laboratory support services, offices, lecture theatre, meeting rooms and interaction spaces.
The PC2/SPF Bio-Resources area was specially designed to enable HMRI to efficiently conduct a changeover regime from containment to clean to facilitate future proofing of the facility.
The functional areas of the 16,000 m2 facility are as follows:
|Client:||Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)|
|Scope:||Detailed architectural, mechanical, electrical, and process design, assistance during construction|
|Date:||2010 - 2012|