Montreal mega-hospital project, CHUM (Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal) is featured as the cover story in this month’s issue of Canadian Consulting Engineer magazine. The story profiles the mechanical and electrical engineering for the project, as described by HH Angus Vice President and CHUM project lead, Nick Stark, P.Eng., LEED® AP, ICD.D. Also featured is the structural engineering by Pasquin St-Jean et associés.
Nick Stark’s article describes the complexity of engineering this enormous project (2.5 city blocks, 334,000m2), which is being delivered, financed and maintained by Collectif Santé Montréal. The project replaces three hospitals in Montreal and includes a 20 storey acute care block, 772 beds, 39 operating rooms, and a full cancer centre. CHUM is one of the largest P3 projects in North America. Phase 1 is scheduled to open by the end of 2016.